Latest Center for Public Integrity Stories

2010-11-30 09:25:00

In an attempt to create jobs, the Obama administration gave "billions of dollars in stimulus money" and "sweeping exemptions from the most basic form of environmental oversight," according to a recent report from the Center for Public Integrity. "The administration has awarded more than 179,000 'categorical exclusions' to stimulus projects funded by federal agencies, freeing those projects from review under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA," Kristen Lombardi and John Solomon...

2010-11-08 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua S. Reichert, Managing Director of the Pew Environment Group, issued a statement following the release of a new report from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists that exposes how fraud and intentional misreporting throughout the supply chain for Atlantic bluefin tuna have contributed to a thriving black market. "The entire bluefin tuna supply chain in the Mediterranean is mismanaged and subject to cheating and...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Platform Facilitates Watchdog Journalism Washington, DC (Vocus) October 29, 2010 American Public Media's (APM) Public Insight Network has expanded with the addition of three of the nation's premier investigative newsrooms; ProPublica, Center for Investigative Reporting and The Center for Public Integrity. The combination of the country's most powerful platform for journalistic audience engagement and the three partners will yield unprecedented efforts in watchdog reporting efforts....

2010-09-26 23:01:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A major investigation into transportation safety in America, conducted by journalism students from 11 universities participating in the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, will be published this week by msnbc.com and The Washington Post. The 23-story multimedia package comes from News21, a journalism initiative funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight...

2009-08-26 07:24:29

Most of the mortgage lenders receiving taxpayer subsidies through a U.S. program to prevent foreclosures specialized in risky subprime loans, advocates say. The Center for Public Integrity, a non-profit investigative reporting group, says in a report to be released Wednesday 21 of top 25 participants in the $75 billion Making Home Affordable program engaged in just the type of lending that triggered the mortgage foreclosure crisis, The Washington Post reported. Bill Buzenberg, executive...

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