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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 (eye.necir.org) 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 (studentprograms.necir.org).

Interview: A Prison Murder

Newly obtained video of the gruesome murder of a 72-year-old inmate at a state prison is raising questions about whether older, ill and disabled...

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...

NECIR reporters honored for jail suicide investigation

An investigation into the alarmingly high rate of county jail suicides earned the New England Center for Investigative Reporting its fourth consecutive Publick Occurrences...

WCVB Chronicle: NECIR investigation of Darrell Jones conviction

Anthony Everett of WCVB Chronicle reports on what a year-long investigation by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting uncovered about the murder conviction...

No retrial for man freed following NECIR investigation

Jack Nicas is thrilled that the Lowell man whose innocence case he first wrote about for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting in...