Center For Investigative Reporting



Old-school investigative nonprofit takes to the webpre-2000GeneralInvestigativeCaliforniaBerkeleyNon-profitDonationsGrantsCharging for-profit news organizations for distributionRoyaltiesEthics & Excellence in Journalism FoundationKnight FoundationOpen Society Institute6-1011-2011-30Drupalhttp://centerforinvestigativereporting.org/about/funders centerforinvestigativereporting.org/about/mediaoutletsBerkeley - CaliforniaLowell BergmanDan NoyesHenry WeinsteinDavid WeirRobert RosenthalPhil BronsteinIn the world of American investigative nonprofits the Center for Investigative Reporting is the oldest and one of the best recognized. Founded in 1977 by a small group of investigative reporters CIR has grown considerably since amassing numerous awards. It now employs a full-time staff of twenty and works with an annual budget of over $4 million. CIR has broken stories ranging from the degeneration of the Black Panther Party into a criminal gang to the problems at the heart of the carbon-trading market and has partnered with some of the nation’s most respected news organizations. It also launched California Watch an investigative team within CIR that has quickly become a bedrock of quality journalism in California. [UPDATE: In May 2012 CIR announced that it had merged with California local news nonpofit The Bay Citizen. The merger added a few members to the CIR board that originally ran The Bay Citizen. CIR now features a new executive chairman Phil Bronstein who will work together with executive director Robert Rosenthal.] http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/center-for-investigative-reporting-1.phpcenterforinvestigativereporting.org
TaglineOld-school investigative nonprofit takes to the web
Year Foundedpre-2000
Type or CoverageGeneral
Type or CoverageInvestigative
StateCalifornia
CityBerkeley
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesCharging for-profit news organizations for distribution
Revenue SourcesRoyalties
Institutional SupportEthics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportOpen Society Institute
Staff Size (Business)6-10
Staff Size (Editorial)11-20
Active Volunteers11-30
CMSDrupal
Affiliationshttp://centerforinvestigativereporting.org/about/funders centerforinvestigativereporting.org/about/mediaoutlets
Mappin LocationBerkeley - California
Principal StaffLowell Bergman
Principal StaffDan Noyes
Principal StaffHenry Weinstein
Principal StaffDavid Weir
Principal StaffRobert Rosenthal
Principal StaffPhil Bronstein
DescriptionIn the world of American investigative nonprofits the Center for Investigative Reporting is the oldest and one of the best recognized. Founded in 1977 by a small group of investigative reporters CIR has grown considerably since amassing numerous awards. It now employs a full-time staff of twenty and works with an annual budget of over $4 million. CIR has broken stories ranging from the degeneration of the Black Panther Party into a criminal gang to the problems at the heart of the carbon-trading market and has partnered with some of the nation’s most respected news organizations. It also launched California Watch an investigative team within CIR that has quickly become a bedrock of quality journalism in California. [UPDATE: In May 2012 CIR announced that it had merged with California local news nonpofit The Bay Citizen. The merger added a few members to the CIR board that originally ran The Bay Citizen. CIR now features a new executive chairman Phil Bronstein who will work together with executive director Robert Rosenthal.]
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/center-for-investigative-reporting-1.php
Homepagecenterforinvestigativereporting.org