Our interns and fellows produce critical work. Some are investigative journalists, while others are public engagement and marketing assistants. After they leave our offices on the University of Madison-Wisconsin campus, they move on to jobs in journalism and other fields, where they put the skills they learned at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism to […]
We took a deep dive into our archives to rank the top 10 stories we’ve ever published — a fitting way, we believe, to celebrate the dawn of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s 10th year of operations, which begins this month!
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that is primarily funded through grants from foundations and donations from individuals and corporations. Additional revenue is obtained through sponsorships of its events and activities, and from earned income — payments for providing services such as fact-checking, collaborating with students or producing […]
We often crow about the great work by our former interns from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. But they’re also doing amazing things after their internships. They’re getting jobs, no slight accomplishment in this market — and good ones. If you’re a student interested in an internship at the Center, […]
Interns See where our former interns end up. <!– Each row is six photos. When adding a new person, just make sure each row is contained in a “row-fluid” div. –!> Riley Vetterkind, reporter, 2017 Mia Sato, marketing, 2017 Louisa Lincoln, marketing, 2017 Andrew Hahn, reporter, 2017 Hayley Sperling, marketing, 2016 Alex Arriaga, reporter, 2016 […]
They’ve gone on to get jobs, no slight accomplishment in this market. And good ones.
For farmer Brian Wickert, the raw milk bill is about having the freedom to live without interference from the government. But for health officials in America’s Dairyland, it’s about potentially exposing unsuspecting citizens to disease-causing bacteria. At the crux of this debate is the age-old question: How much should government protect its citizens from possible hazards?
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism raked in five awards from the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, which were announced today. The Center received three first-place awards — for best coverage of a single news topic or event, best innovative online feature, and best investigative story or series.
Experts say easy access to and casual acceptance of Adderall — a prescription drug that treats attention disorders — is increasingly common on campuses, including UW-Madison, where students coping with high academic demands are turning to illicit use of it and other stimulants.
In the last 10 years, about one-third of the post-conviction DNA testing in Wisconsin has resulted in a conviction being overturned.
Auditors released a report Wednesday documenting state employees’ misuse of state credit cards on 131 charges totaling nearly $75,000, including a fox fur stole, pricey airline tickets to Europe and $16,686 in inappropriate purchases by a state worker who subsequently resigned.
News and notes: New tools for monitoring environmental data in Wisconsin; the governor’s campaign contributors favor keeping him in control of DNR; DOJ hosts free seminars on government sunshine; and tax revenue was down last year.