Reporters Committee launches Local Legal Initiative in Oklahoma to expand legal support for local investigative, enterprise journalism

Oklahoma lawyer KatieBeth Gardner joins the Reporters Committee as Local Legal Initiative attorney in the state The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today the launch of the Oklahoma Local Legal Initiative, an ambitious program that expands legal support for local news and is already underway in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Colorado. KatieBeth … More Reporters Committee launches Local Legal Initiative in Oklahoma to expand legal support for local investigative, enterprise journalism

In These Times to fund, publish investigative journalism – accepting Indigenous issues pitches

**The next deadline for story proposals is Monday, August 10. Application guidelines are below. The deadline for 2020-2021 fellowship applications has passed. We will be hiring 2021-2022 fellows in early 2021.** The Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting is dedicated to providing editorial and financial support to journalists pursuing in-depth investigative projects that align with In … More In These Times to fund, publish investigative journalism – accepting Indigenous issues pitches

Freelance Investigative Reporters & Editors is accepting applications for stories, COVID & all

Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors welcomes all investigative topics, but is giving special consideration to COVID-19 investigations, as long as the crisis continues.  In addition to its reporting services, FIRE provides freelancers with standard grants of up to $12,500, to complete an investigation; and Proposal Grants of up to $2,500, to develop an initial story … More Freelance Investigative Reporters & Editors is accepting applications for stories, COVID & all

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative

A growing number of local and regional news organizations and journalists lack the legal support they need to pursue enterprise and investigative stories in their communities. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is helping to change that.  With generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Reporters Committee is expanding … More Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative