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Middlesex jail steps up suicide-prevention efforts

by K. Sophie Will The Middlesex county jail in Billerica is boosting its efforts to prevent inmate suicides, after three inmates have taken their own...

Applications now accepted for 2019 summer institute

High school students interested in getting a jump on next summer may now apply for the 2019 Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute at Boston University,...
Jenifer McKim

Interview: McKim and ‘hard truths’ of investigative reporting

Jenifer McKim, senior investigative reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, shared her thoughts on a career spent revealing injustice through journalism...

AG wants investigation of Bristol sheriff

Attorney General Maura Healey is calling for an investigation into the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, citing concerns about suicides and allegations of “harsh or...

Jail Suicide investigation wins regional Murrow Award

A four-part radio series investigating the high rate of inmate suicides at county jails earned the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WGBH News...

Event: Is social media killing journalism?

Social media channels — such as Facebook, Twitter and Google — are making it easier for reporters to seek out diverse voices and reach...

Singer joins NECIR, WGBH as investigations editor

Signaling a growing partnership, WGBH News and the nonprofit New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) hired Paul Singer, formerly an editor with USA...

Lawsuit cites NECIR findings on jail suicides

Three mentally ill inmates sued the Bristol County Sheriff's Office for mistreatment, citing an investigation by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting that...

Release of Darrell Jones makes media waves

A judge's release of Darrell Jones, in prison for 32 years for a murder he always maintained he did not commit, has caught the...

Event: WGBH & NECIR Present a Conversation on Wrongful Imprisonment

Join WGBH and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) on November 21 for a discussion on wrongful imprisonment. What does society owe...