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The New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) is a nonprofit organization based at Boston University and at the studios of WGBH News. The Eye ( is NECIR's investigative reporting newsroom, which publishes regional and national in-depth investigative news and features. NECIR is also committed to helping train the next generation of investigative reporters through our Student Programs (

Join The Eye and WGBH to uncover who’s funding Massachusetts ballot...

The presidential election may attract all the attention, but Massachusetts voters are poised to vote this November on charter schools, animal welfare, marijuana legalization...

Burrell joins The Eye with focus on radio investigations

BOSTON – Award-winning journalist Christopher Burrell will join the New England Center for Investigative Reporting this month as a reporter for its online news site...

Trump Revealed: An Evening with Michael Kranish

  On October 20, join Boston University's College of Communication and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting for a discussion with Michael Kranish, co-author of Trump Revealed: An...

Eye reporter awarded for reporting on child abuse and neglect deaths

Eye reporter Jenifer McKim on Thursday, Oct. 6, was honored with a 2016 Publick Occurrences Award for Outstanding Journalism for her series ‘Out of...

New laws leave voters to navigate maze of requirements

Since the last presidential election in 2012, states passed dozens of new voting requirements, particularly regarding photo IDs.

Gaming commission deals blow to Brockton horse racing plans

Horse racing in Massachusetts continues to be fraught with in-fighting.

Join the Bay State Ballot Question Hackathon on Aug 3rd

Join the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WGBH News as we dig into ballot question campaign finance in the first Bay State Ballot Question Hackathon, part of a community journalism project sponsored by NECIR.

Massachusetts cuts vacation, payout perks for college presidents

Public university employees will no longer be able to carry over unlimited unused sick time under a new policy approved by the state education board.

Judge weighs request to reexamine key video evidence in Darrell Jones...

Attorneys for Jones say tape instrumental in his conviction was edited by police to possibly remove exculpatory statements.