The New England Center for Investigative Reporting has been shortlisted for the 2013 Data Journalism Awards sponsored by Google. Our entry, Power Players: Massachusetts Corporate Titans Bankroll Key Races as Restraints Vanish on Political Spending, has been nominated in the data-driven Investigative Journalism Small Media category. NECIR has been shortlisted out of over 300 entries for this year’s award. The award winners will be announced in Paris at the end of June. NECIR co-director Maggie Mulvihill, reporter Scott Van Voorhis and student interns Sarah Kuranda and Jenna Russo, contributed to the investigation.
Also, Scott B. Van Voorhis has won the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Reporting Award for his work on Gambling Addition Services Underfunded As Massachusetts Casinos on Horizon.