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The IRP joins amicus statement as signatory

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The IRP is signatory to an amicus statement in support of Judge Kelly’s decision to reinstate Jim Acosta’s White House press credential temporarily. The brief is backed by a number of news organizations and press freedom groups.

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KQED publishes J-School students’ Fresno reporting

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San Francisco’s largest public radio station, KQED, has published a series reported by UC Berkeley School of Journalism students. The eight stories cover the City of Fresno and were developed as part of the New Media Master’s Project Seminar, co-taught by IRP Director John Temple. You can read the stories on KQED’s website.

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Lowell Bergman speaks at Madison in the 60s conference

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IRP Founder and University of Wisconsin alum, Lowell Bergman, returned to his alma matter as a speaker on two panels titled “The Legacy of George Mosse” and “The State of the 4th Estate” for UW’s Memorial Union Conference on Madison in the 60s.

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IRP Names 2018-19 Fellows in Investigative Reporting

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The Investigative Reporting Program has announced its 2018-19 fellows. They are journalist Susannah Breslin, who will receive the Lawrence Grauman, Jr. Fellowship; Débora Souza Silva, a 2014 School of Journalism alum and a documentary filmmaker; and The Bell founder Elizaveta Osetinskaya, an award-winning investigative reporter and editor.

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Reporting project guided by the IRP wins national awards

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Former J-School student, Brett Murphy, won the The Headliners Award, Sidney Award and Gannett’s Public Service Award for his USA TODAY series “Rigged,” which exposed the exploitation of  California port truck drivers. Murphy was advised by the IRP’s Lowell Bergman, Tim McGirk and Abbie VanSickle.

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The Bell Launches English-language Newsletter

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IRP Fellow Elzaveta Osetinskaya’s online news outlet, The Bell,  has launched a weekly English-language newsletter. The Bell is dedicated to providing independent reporting about Russia. The newsletter provides English speakers with a weekly digest of the major stories they need to understand Russian issues.

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