2016 Pulitzers Honor Investigative Work

On the 100th anniversary of the award, the Pulitzer Prizes today honored investigative reporting in various categories. Among the 2016 winners: Associated Press for slavery exposure (Public Service); Tampa Bay Times on mental institutions and failing schools (Investigative & Local Reporting); ProPublica & Marshall Project on police and rape (Explanatory Reporting); Joby Warrick for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS (Book).

Source: Pulitzer.org

Posted on: April 18, 2016

ProPublica Sees $30,000 in Revenue from Data Store

Just five months after opening up its Data Store — which sells some of the big datasets its reporters produce for stories and projects — ProPublica says it’s generated “well over” $30,000 in new revenue. Since they opened up shop in February, more than 500 data sets have been downloaded.

Source: Nieman Lab

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Social Media + Investigative Journalism

ProPublica's social media producer, Blair Hickman, put together this nifty Prezi presentation on Sourcing With Social Media. Includes different approaches to using public networks for investigative projects.

Source: ProPublica

Posted on: March 24, 2013