Our interns and fellows produce critical work.May 17, 2018 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/former-interns-and-fellows-where-they-are-now/
We often crow about the great work by our former interns from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.June 13, 2014 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/about/where-our-former-interns-are-now/
See where our former interns end up.
Because voucher schools are still classified as “private,” they can — and do — ignore Wisconsin’s open records and meetings laws. It’s a double standard that
undermines transparency and shields information from parents and the public.
They’ve gone on to get jobs, no slight accomplishment in this market. And good ones.May 2, 2013 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2013/05/next-stop-the-moon-where-our-former-interns-are-now/
Families’ abilities to hold potentially negligent nursing facilities accountable have been diminished by a recent change in state law that bars records of abuse and neglect from use in the courts, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has found. The Center’s investigation also shows that some long-term care facilities are failing to report deaths and injuries, as required by law. This page summarizes the components of the series.February 17, 2013 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2013/02/a-frail-system-about-this-project/
A new Wisconsin law, which went into effect in February 2011, bars families from using state health investigation records in state civil suits filed against long-term providers, including nursing homes and hospices. It also makes such records inadmissible in criminal cases against health care providers accused of neglecting or abusing patients.February 17, 2013 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2013/02/law-conceals-records-of-abuse-neglect-in-nursing-homes/
Most. Expensive. Elections. Ever. So did all the money spent on TV ads, mailers, robocalls, live calls and so forth make an impression? Change anyone’s mind? Make people more likely to vote — or less? Here’s a gallery of what voters at polls around Madison told Center staffers today about the role of money in politics.November 6, 2012 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2012/11/gallery-voters-voices-on-money-in-politics/
WisconsinWatch.org was named the best local news or feature website at the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual awards celebration on Friday night. The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, which produces the website, was honored with three gold (first place) awards and a silver in the club’s Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, the state’s premiere all-media journalism competition.May 22, 2012 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2012/05/award-for-top-website-among-four-center-awards-from-milwaukee-press-club/
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism received four awards from the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, which were announced today. We will learn whether each award is gold, silver or bronze at the awards dinner on May 18.April 9, 2012 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2012/04/center-wins-four-milwaukee-press-club-awards/
The nonprofit and nonpartisan Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking a reporting intern.November 10, 2011 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2011/11/center-seeks-reporting-intern-to-join-award-winning-staff/
In this collaborative project, the Center and Gannett Wisconsin Media explore the question: A decade after 9/11, are we safer? With a three-part series, regional stories from Gannett’s newspapers, interactive multimedia and more.September 11, 2011 https://partners.wisconsinwatch.org/2011/09/collaborative-project-security-after-911-10-years-later/