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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).

Interviewing adults

by Leah Samuel Good journalists look beyond the people and places closest to them to discover more stories to tell. Your school community is bigger...

Covering tragedy and trauma

by Leah Samuel Awful things happen. You already know this. Mass shootings, wildfires, floods and other terrible events are happening in many places, affecting everyone,...

Spotting fake news

Do you know how to spot fake news? In an effort to answer this question, Cait Levin, the director of research and media at Beaver Country Day...

Interview: Freed after 38 years

Listen to Jason Flom's interview with NECIR Reporter Chris Burrell for the podcast, Wrongful Conviction, discussing the case of Fred Clay and his 38...

Interview: Tax liens in Worcester

Chris Burrell, reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WGBH, spoke with Ana Bottary of Charter TV 3's Worcester News Tonight...

Conference: NECIR editor to lead workshop at The Next Edition

Paul Singer, investigations editor for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WGBH, will join other local journalists presenting at The Next Edition,...

Interview: When you lose your house over a delinquent water bill

A new report from the New England Center from Investigative Reporting finds some cities and towns in Massachusetts are cashing in on homeowners who...

Presentation: What do we owe the wrongly imprisoned?

Chris Burrell, investigative reporter for WGBH and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, will lead a talk and discussion at...

Summer Institute instructor profiles Impractical Jokers in Globe

Reporter Juliet Pennington, an instructor for Boston University's Summer Journalism Institute, offers an insight to the popular program "Impractical Jokers" in her latest profile...

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