Press Release Contact information: Sandy Bergo, 202-391-0206 Washington DC-based Fund for Investigative Journalism Chosen for 2011-12 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington is proud to announce that The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has been selected to be featured in the 2011-12 Catalogue. A panel of 110 expert reviewers from area foundations, corporate giving programs, ...

 2011  Sue Sturgis – In a five part series published by Facing South, Sturgis reports that one year after the BP oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, a growing number of cleanup workers and coastal residents are reporting debilitating health problems associated with exposure to toxic chemicals in crude oil and dispersants. Faced with inaction from the federal government, victims are ...

A year after the BP oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, a growing number of cleanup workers and coastal residents are reporting debilitating health problems associated with exposure to toxic chemicals in crude oil and dispersants. Faced with inaction from the federal government, victims are organizing a grassroots movement to demand action. The investigation also examined the broader problem ...

Connecticut’s private employers have seen the price of health insurance premiums for workers and their families rise 102 percent since 1999, an analysis by the Connecticut Health Investigative Team shows. The amount that families pay for this coverage rose an even steeper 107 percent. The increases came during a decade when median household income in Connecticut grew by less than ...

“All the Justice Money Can Buy” is the true-life story of a courtroom showdown between the man many consider the best trial lawyer of his generation and one of the nation’s richest and most-respected corporations. Recipient of the 2009 Gene Roberts Book Award, investigative journalist and former National Public Radio (NPR) reporter Snigdha Prakash was embedded with the plaintiffs’ team for the ...

WASHINGTON – (June 8, 2011) The Board of Directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism has awarded eleven grants to independent watchdog journalists in the United States, Asia, Africa, and Europe. The board awarded $35,200 in grants to cover travel and other reporting expenses for investigative stories that otherwise would not be told. Significant support from the Ethics and Excellence ...