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We’ve Moved — to WGBH.org!

As of July 2019, NECIR is now part of the WGBH newsroom. Henceforth, you can find our stories here.

New England Center for Investigative Reporting joins 89.7 WGBH News

After four years operating within the WGBH newsroom, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) has joined WGBH News, effective July 9, 2019. Founded in 2009...

Real estate boom threatens rooming houses at bottom of the housing...

A hot real estate market in Boston and surrounding cities is fueling rent hikes and evictions in what has long been one of the...

NECIR wins Gabriel Award for radio storytelling

A radio series about a wrongfully convicted man’s effort to rebuild his life after nearly four decades in prison earned the New England Center...

Illicit massage investigation wins national Murrow Award for NECIR, WGBH

A five-part radio series investigating illicit massage parlors in Massachusetts and across the United States earned the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and...

Interview: On jurors siding with Darrell Jones in retrial of 1986...

After spending 32 years behind bars for a murder he always maintained he did not commit, Darrell Jones is officially a free man after a...

In swift retrial, Darrell Jones acquitted of 1985 Brockton murder

Darrell Jones is a free man. The 52-year-old man walked out of Plymouth County Superior Court on Tuesday after being found not guilty in his...

‘What I fear is the idea of lack of justice’

Darrell Jones was released 18 months ago after serving 32 years of a life sentence in prison. His murder conviction was vacated after WGBH...

After NECIR story, feds investigate treatment of elderly prisoners

Federal prosecutors are investigating the Massachusetts state prison system over the treatment of elderly and severely ill prisoners, following a five-month investigation by the...

NECIR wins national public service journalism award 

A radio series about a wrongfully convicted man’s effort to rebuild his life after nearly four decades in prison earned the New England Center...

Ex-library official demands city clear his name in overtime scandal

Jim Meade, the former superintendent of buildings for the Boston Public Library, is accusing the city of wrongful termination, saying he was forced to...

NECIR wins two Regional Murrow Awards for radio

An investigation into illicit massage parlors and a series about a man’s life after being wrongfully imprisoned for 38 years earned the New England...

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