From Rosalia Omungo for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, an investigation of the impact of a dam built by Ethiopia on the ability of Kenyans to make a living in the Lake Turkana area. View the series here:  Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four. Photo credit: Chris Lomusia   ...

From the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting: a proposal has been filed in the Kentucky General Assembly to shed more light on state jailers who have no jails to run. The bill would require regular reports of “all official duties performed” by jailers. The proposal was filed in the wake of the Center’s story revealing that a third of the elected ...

The Society of Environmental Journalists, which partners with the Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) by recruiting mentors for FIJ grantees, is planning its 2016 conference in Sacramento California for September 21-25. Last fall, FIJ grantee Elizabeth Shogren attended the 2015 SEJ conference in Oklahoma, and filed this report: Society of Environmental Journalist conference fieldtrip explores surge in induced earthquakes. By Elizabeth ...

From Adam Wisnieski, for The Crime Report, and CBSnews.com, the story of law enforcement stings that one judge called “manifest injustice” and “outrageous government conduct”  – though defendants charged committing “fake crimes” rarely succeed when they make that claim. In part two, Wisnieski reports a growing chorus of judges are objecting when they see “fairy tale” cases brought before them. ...

From Batya Ungar-Sargon, for City Limits, the story of missed opportunities for tenant associations that represent residents of New York City public housing projects. Photo credit: Adi Talwar   ...

From Ankita Rao and Vivekananda Nemana, for Al Jazeera America, a troubling investigation of malaria in India, where under-reporting of the disease cripples efforts to fight it. Rao discussed the story with experts during this televised special on Al Jazeera America. Photo credit: Vivek Nemana ...