US Investigative Journalism Resources

The Center for Investigative Reporting

The CIR produces multimedia investigative reports.  It relies on in-depth collaboration with other news organizations, journalists, public policy experts, and universities to provide citizens with critical, actionable, information.

The Center for Public Integrity

“The mission of the Center for Public Integrity is to produce original investigative journalism about significant public issues to make institutional power more transparent and accountable.”

The Centre for Investigative Journalism News Blog

This news blog covers investigative journalism reports from around the world.  The blog is updated regularly, and provides useful information on investigative journalism around the globe.

The Fund for Investigative Journalism

The Fund gives grants to reporters working outside the protection and backing of major news organizations.

Investigative Reporting Workshop

The Workship is a project of the School of Communication at American University.  It conducts significant investigative journalism projects on a national and international scale.   And researchs and experiments with new models for creating and delivering investigative projects.


ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. ProPublica produces journalism that shines a light on exploitation of the weak by the strong and on the failures of those with power to vindicate the trust placed in them.

The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism

The Stabile Center offers an exclusive track for students in the Journalism School at Columbia University who want to specialize in investigative journalism. Fifteen students are selected from about 100 who apply. Stabile students spend the year specializing in investigative reporting and are required to do an investigative report for their masters project.  In addition, the school offers high-level investigative courses for those not enrolled in the investigative program.

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism works with its partners and mainstream and ethnic news media to improve the quality and expand the amount of investigative journalism in Wisconsin.