Start the video below to hear veteran investigative reporter Seymour Hersh tell how – with financial support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism – he learned about the massacre of civilians in Vietnam, how he tracked down Lt. William Calley and, in so doing, changed the world’s perception of American intervention in Southeast Asia. It demonstrates how small grants from ...

 (Washington) – The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is pleased to announce continuing support from the Gannett Foundation for FIJ’s grant and mentoring program for independent watchdog journalists. The Foundation has awarded a grant for $25,000 that will give critical assistance to reporters working on domestic investigative reporting projects. This is the second year that the Foundation has awarded a grant ...

Fund for Investigative Journalism – supported reporter Trevor Aaronson has been selected as a finalist for the  2011 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Aaronson was cited for his story published in Mother Jones on informants recruited by the FBI to pose as terrorists. Aaronson examined terrorism prosecutions and discovered that a series of high-profile cases had started as FBI stings where the means, the ...