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IRP fellows investigate Mexican federal police’s role in disappearance of 43 students

December 19, 2014

A pair of postgraduate fellows with the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program report that Mexican federal police were directly involved in the disappearance of 43 students in southern Mexico.

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J-School student and alumni win SPJ awards

October 23, 2014

The Society of Professional Journalists Northern California chapter honored second-year student Joaquin Palomino and several alumni of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism at its annual Excellence in Journalism Awards.

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Alums win big at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards

September 30, 2014

Several alumni of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism graced the stage at the News and Documentary Emmy Awards.

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J-School’s Investigative Reporting Program documentary wins Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

May 16, 2014

“Rape in the Fields,” a yearlong investigation into the widespread sexual assault of American field workers, won the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights’ top journalism award. In addition to the grand prize, the committee also selected the film for the 2014 Domestic Television Award. The documentary was a collaboration between the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, The Center for Investigative Reporting, PBS Frontline and Univision.

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Investigative Reporting Program Wins duPont Award for “Rape in the Fields”

December 18, 2013

The J-School wins its first Alfred I. duPont Award. This is only the second time that a university-led

program has been awarded the honor.

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“The Child Cases” Airs on PBS FRONTLINE

July 1, 2011

“The Child Cases”, part of an ongoing Frontline, IRP, NPR and ProPublica Co-Production on Death Investigation in America, Airs on PBS. Read the story here.

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Alum Wins Journalism Teaching Award

March 8, 2011

Esther Wojcicki (MJ ’63) will be honored by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for her teaching at Palo Alto High School, where she has built the largest high school journalism program in the nation.

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Reuters/IRP collaboration into organized crime in Macau launches

March 29, 2010

The Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) at the Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley, announces the publication of a major investigation by one of our 2009-2010 IRP Fellows.

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