Media Coverage


Investigative unit covering New England moves into WGBH's local newsroom Current- September 24, 2013

Brookline's Jenifer McKim joins New England Center for Investigative Reporting Wicked Local- September 16, 2013 

Filling in the News Gap in Cambridge and Beyond: Newsgathering and the Law: Hot Topics for Citizen Journalists in MA Cambridge Community Television – June 18, 2013

Nonprofit News Model is Fragile Global Investigative Journalism Network - June 17, 2013


University News Outlets Explore Training Journalists to Bring in Revenue
PBS - July 2, 2012

A nonprofit news organization ‘on stable footing’
Knight Blog - June 29, 2012

University News Sites Open Up New Opportunities for Students PBS - June 8, 2012

TV news teams try to revive investigative reporters
The Buffalo News - May 31, 2012

COM-based journalists are putting the powerful on their toes
Boston University COM Talk - April 26, 2012

Niche Perspective: Publisher forum February 29th examines revenue, collaboration and syndication Journalism Accelerator - February 23, 2012


NECIR Sees Success with Summer Training Workshops Investigative News Network- August 16, 2011

Neiman Journalism Lab - Boston investigative nonprofit NECIR finds its path through thinking like a business Nieman Journalism Lab - June 20, 2011

NECIR's Maggie Mulvihill is awarded a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism Fund for Investigative Journalism - January 25, 2011

NECIR’s Joe Bergantino weighs in on what 2011 might hold for investigative reporting. Poynter - January 3, 2011


NECIR's Maggie Mulvihill on a panel titled "Whither the Gatekeeper? Navigating New Rules and Roles in the Age of Radical Transparency," at the Nieman Foundation Nieman Journalism Lab - December 20, 2010

Members Launch Online Tutorial for Nonprofit News Sites
Investigative News Network - November 4, 2010

A profile of NECIR's summer camp for aspiring investigative journalists.
Investigative News Network - November 4, 2010

NECIR's Certificate program for Journalists recognized by International Journalists' Network International Center for Journalists - October 25, 2010

NECIR's training classes as a revenue stream for journalists. - October 19, 2010

NECIR offers programs for international reporters.  Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas - October 14, 2010

Latest I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence winner calls NECIR one of the “bright lights and new models” in journalism, calls for more “fearless local reporting.” Nieman Watchdog - October 5, 2010

The Nonprofit Explosion AJR- September 2010 

Massachusetts Regulators Rarely Acted Against Subprime Brokers And Lenders
The Consumerist - September 15, 2010

Courses like NECIR's summer reporting workshops for teens are drawing attention Nieman Journalism Lab - August 30, 2010

Independent investigative journalism groups are gaining credibility by churning out important stories  Don't Believe the Lies, Critically Analyze - August 4, 2010

A retrospective on the Cambridge police incident and Obama’s response: One year later The Daily Caller - July 14, 2010

Globe Revisits Fatal Lowell Fire
Lowell Politics and Lowell History-  June 27, 2010

The Henry Louis Gates Jr. Case: Racial Profiling or Stifling Free Speech Investigative Reporters and Editors - June 17, 2010

The New Investigators Columbia Journalism Review - May 11, 2010

Initiative Will Seek New National Model for Investigative Journalism Knight Foundation - March 22, 2010

New Economic Models for U.S. Journalism American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Spring 2010


University-Based Reporting Could Keep Journalism Alive The Chronicle of Higher Education - November 15, 2009

From the IRE office – On-the-road inspiration NECIR is mentioned in this journal from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)

Amid Newsroom Cutbacks Are 'Watchdogs' Still Awake? And Can Outsiders Fill the Gaps? Editor & Publisher - October 28, 2009

The Reconstruction of American Journalism Columbia Journalism Review - October 20, 2009

High costs can make open records seem closed The Boston Globe - September 24, 2009

Few Mass. Brokers Hit for Abuses The Boston Globe  - September 14, 2009

Filling a Local Void: J-School Students Tackle Watchdog Reporting Nieman Reports - Summer 2009

The fat lady sings for newspapers Marketplace Scratch Pad - May 21, 2009

From Covering to Uncovering the Story BU Today - May 21, 2009

Aiding tomorrow's journalists today American Journalism Review - February 2, 2009

Investigative Teem American Journalism Review - February 2009

First University-Based Investigative Journalism Center College Media Matters - January 16, 2009 

BU launches investigative journalism collaborative The Boston Globe - January 15, 2009

Boston University launches the New England Center for Investigative Reporting Boston Business Journal - January 15, 2009 

BU launches investigative news center Poynter - January 15, 2009

BU launches investigative reporting collaborative The Providence Phoenix - January 15, 2009

BU To Launch Investigative Journalism Center
Broadcasting & Cable - January 15, 2009

NECN joins collaboration to produce in-depth investigative journalism
NECN - January 15, 2009

Training Whistle-Blowers and Watchdogs BU Today - January 15, 2009

Boston University Creates Investigative Reporting Center with Local Media
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas - January 15, 2009