Working with Data Refuge, an organization set up to preserve climate and environmental data, Investigative Reporters and Editors has compiled an index of more than 100 datasets gathered by the likes of NASA, the Department of Energy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “It’s not just the fear of things that are online disappearing,” Minshew said. “There’s also the fear that funding for data collection and hosting of data by the government will disappear in the near future.”
The annual IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative work and help identify the techniques and resources used to complete each story. This year’s winners included WVUE New Orleans and KHOU Houston. Other TV winners included Telemundo, The Weather Channel and PBS Frontline.
Charlotte Huffman is joining KYW Philadelophia’s Eyewitness News team as an investigative reporting, effective Sept. 20. Huffman comes from WNCN Raleigh, where she worked as a reporter since 2010. While in Raleigh, Huffman won the 2013 regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her “Poison in the Water” investigation which revealed 2,000 contamination sites across North […]