The Fund for Investigative Journalism partnered with the Association of Health Care Journalists to hold an online forum, “Covering COVID: Investigative Journalism and the COVID-19 Pandemic.” This one-hour virtual forum includes insights, lessons and tips for reporting around this complicated and fast-moving story. This is part of a new series of online forums the Fund for Investigative Journalism is holding, ...

  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 – 2 p.m. Eastern Register Here Investigative journalism plays a critical role in understanding the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications. Journalists are uncovering new information about how the public and private sectors are responding to the epidemic – and how millions of people are affected.  The Fund for Investigative Journalism is partnering with the Association ...

The board of directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism has awarded grants for five investigative projects in its most recent round of funding. The grants will help cover the costs of reporting, such as travel, document fees, and other expenses.The grant recipients are:Jake L. Bittle, a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn.Peter Fairley, a freelance journalist focusing on energy and ...

As the novel coronavirus continued to spread across the D.C. region in early spring, social workers at the district’s child protective services agency began to panic: Their bosses appeared oblivious to the toll this would take on their workforce. Dozens of sick or symptomatic employees, knockoff N95 masks, and COVID-19-positive foster children staying overnight at agency headquarters — in violation ...

Fund strongly encourages applications from journalists of color, ethnic media and local media. WASHINGTON, DC, June 11, 2020 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism today announced that it is offering immediate emergency grants for U.S.-based journalists working on investigative stories related to police misconduct. The emergency grants are available for investigative journalism projects that break new ground and expose wrongdoing ...

This webinar recording includes tips, lessons and insights on reporting complex stories surrounding race, policing and misconduct. The event was co-sponsored with the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. This webinar is the first in the Fund for Investigative Journalism’s new series of online forums, “Impact Investigations.” ...

Investigative journalism has long exposed police misconduct and uncovered the role and impact of racism in law enforcement. Today, journalists are documenting police misconduct and covering the national conversation about it – while also facing threats and a lack of protection at protests.   The Fund for Investigative Journalism is hosting an online forum, “Covering Race, Policing and Misconduct,” on Thursday, ...

For the better part of the last decade, FIJ grantee Erika Cohn, a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning director/producer, has worked to shine a light on reproductive and human rights violations inside the walls of California’s women’s prisons. In 2010, Cohn began following the work of Cynthia Chandler, an activist lawyer, and Kelli Dillon, a woman who was involuntarily sterilized at ...