• 2014 Logan Symposium
    9th Annual Reva & David Logan Symposium in Investigative Reporting: April 24-26, 2015
  • 2014-2014 IRP Fellows
    Meet the IRP's 2014-2015 Fellows
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    Rape in the Fields: Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
  • Investigative Reporting Program Receives Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award
    Investigative Reporting Program Receives Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award

Announcements

CA Gov. Signs Bill to Fight Sexual Harassment of Farmworkers

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that aims to combat the sexual harassment of the state’s farmworkers.  The bill was introduced in response toRape in the Fields,” a collaboration among The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, KQED-FM, PBS Frontline and Univision. More info

Abbie VanSickle Joins IRP as Reporter

Abbie VanSickle has joined the IRP as a reporter, beginning September 22, 2014. VanSickle started her journalism career at the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times), where she covered crime and breaking news for four years.  Full bio

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“Rape in the Fields” Documentary Nominated for Emmy

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The PBS Frontline documentary “Rape in the Fields,” co-produced and reported by UC Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program (IRP), has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Investigative Journalism (long-form) category. This year’s winners will be announced on Sept. 30.

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Reporting

Rare Illness in California Afflicts Children With Polio-Like Symptoms

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Jake Nicol and Sally Schilling, students at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, shot a news video on a polio-like illness in California for National Geographic. Nicol, who is a Mark Felt scholar, also wrote the accompanying story. This is the first in a series of articles and videos on the global battle against polio for National Geographic that received guidance from the IRP.

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The Loneliest Man in Greece

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IRP fellow Chanan Tigay (2011-2012) writes about the central figure in Greece’s economic maelstrom in this New Yorker piece.

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