Type Investigations

Type Investigations Type Investigations incubates and supports investigative journalism that appears in a wide variety of print and broadcast outlets.

Type Investigations, formerly The Investigative Fund, incubates high-impact investigative reporting that holds the powerful accountable. We bring underreported stories to light, cultivate diverse journalistic talent, and create a home for independent journalism that serves the public. We work with independent investigative reporters to produce deeply reported journalism that we publish in partnership with a wide variety of print, broadcast and digital media outlets — allowing us to bring investigative reporting to diverse audiences. Our editors provide diverse freelance reporters with expert editorial guidance, a team of researchers, and funds to cover their travel, time and other reporting costs. We are committed to reporting from the ground level, finding stories and sources among the communities most affected by wrongdoing. Type Investigations covers the most critical issues of our time: immigration, labor, environment, corporate and government malfeasance, and civil and human rights.

Mission: Type Investigations, formerly The Investigative Fund, incubates high-impact investigative reporting that holds the powerful accountable. We bring underreported stories to light, cultivate diverse journalistic talent, and create a home for independent journalism that serves the public. We work with independent investigative reporters to produce deeply reported journalism that we publish in partnership with a wide variety of print, broadcast and digital media outlets — allowing us to bring investigative reporting to diverse audiences. Our editors provide diverse freelance reporters with expert editorial guidance, a team of researchers, and funds to cover their travel, time and other reporting costs. We are committed to reporting from the ground level, finding stories and sources among the communities most affected by wrongdoing. Type Investigations covers the most critical issues of our time: immigration, labor, environment, corporate and government malfeasance, and civil and human rights.

Thanks to a little-known state program, thousands of Chicago taxpayers have had money garnished from their state tax ref...
05/11/2020
Chicago intercepts tax refunds to collect unpaid debt, hitting poor black areas the hardest - Type Investigations

Thanks to a little-known state program, thousands of Chicago taxpayers have had money garnished from their state tax refunds to pay off debts, Simon Davis Cohen reports.

An investigation in partnership with The Chicago Reporter, additional analysis by David Eads.

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/05/11/chicago-intercepts-tax-refunds-to-collect-unpaid-debt-hitting-poor-black-areas-the-hardest/

Despite Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s agenda to curb unfair fees and fines, a little known program extracts millions in revenue annually from unpaid tickets, court fees and other debt from thousands of taxpayers without regard for their ability to pay.

Will you consider making a donation to Type Investigations in honor of #GivingTuesdayNow? We hope to raise much-needed f...
05/05/2020
I just donated to Type Investigations at Type Media Center. Do the same!

Will you consider making a donation to Type Investigations in honor of #GivingTuesdayNow? We hope to raise much-needed funds so we can continue to bring you this vital, in-depth reporting throughout the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

The COVID-19 pandemic is the social justice issue of our time — cutting across issues of public health, democratic process and governance, education, criminal justice, race, and economics. We have ambitious plans to cover these issues — which is why we need your support.

Can we count on you to keep us going? Do your part and give today: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/typeinvestigations

Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
04/30/2020
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

New MIJE Webinar!

Best Practices: Maintaining momentum for newsroom diversity
Wednesday, May 6, 11am PT / 2pm ET

Maynard Institute diversity trainer, Jean Marie Brown and Editor-in-Chief of Type Investigations, Mark Rochester, will lead a conversation about the importance of having diverse reporters and editors as newsrooms develop current and post-coronavirus coverage. They will be joined by Alissa Figueroa, senior editor and producer at Type Investigations, and Kat Stafford, the national race and ethnicity writer at the Associated Press

Please register to attend:
https://bit.ly/3aJOPDT

#journalism #diversity #DEI #newsroom #free #mediaresources #webinar #typeinvestigations #associatedpress

The Trump administration's retail pharmacy testing plan was supposed to reach everyone, but only 8 of the 63 sites runni...
04/28/2020
Retail COVID-19 testing is a massive failure for black communities - Type Investigations

The Trump administration's retail pharmacy testing plan was supposed to reach everyone, but only 8 of the 63 sites running now are in predominantly black areas, which have been hit hardest by the pandemic.

Our partnership with Vox

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/04/28/retail-covid-19-testing-is-a-massive-failure-for-black-communities/

Since the White House announced this “historic public-private partnership,” 63 sites have opened nationwide. Just eight are in black neighborhoods.

Financial incentives are a big part of the problem with social audits. Auditors risk losing their jobs if they decide to...
04/23/2020
The Factory Oversight Industry Protects Profits, Not People - Type Investigations

Financial incentives are a big part of the problem with social audits. Auditors risk losing their jobs if they decide to tell workers about the safety violations in their workplaces.

Our latest partnership with The Nation Magazine

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/04/23/the-factory-oversight-industry-protects-profits-not-people/

An investigation into the dangerously irresponsible business of “ethical factory” audits.

Doctors and nurses in one of the nation’s poorest, blackest big cities are fighting a raging coronavirus outbreak and a ...
04/16/2020
Detroit’s Health Care Workers Ask: ‘How Many Lives Can We Save?’ - Type Investigations

Doctors and nurses in one of the nation’s poorest, blackest big cities are fighting a raging coronavirus outbreak and a flawed health care system.

Our partnership with HuffPost

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/04/16/detroits-health-care-workers-ask-how-many-lives-can-we-save/

Doctors and nurses in one of the nation’s poorest, blackest big cities are fighting a raging coronavirus outbreak and a flawed health care system. Here’s what life is like for them right now.

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, undocumented immigrants at a Georgia detention center are staging a strike.with...
04/14/2020
Immigrant Detainees Stage Protest For More COVID-19 Protections: ‘WE ARE NOT SAFE’ - Type Investigations

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, undocumented immigrants at a Georgia detention center are staging a strike.

with HuffPost

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/04/14/immigrant-detainees-stage-protest-for-more-covid-19-protections-we-are-not-safe/

People being held at a center in Georgia want vulnerable individuals released and better safeguards against infection.

"We’re compounding a health crisis by saying, “Hop on a plane and go to another state that’s more friendly to choice.” W...
04/01/2020
The Abortion Provider Who Was Forced to Turn Away Women Halfway Through the Process - Type Investigations

"We’re compounding a health crisis by saying, “Hop on a plane and go to another state that’s more friendly to choice.” Who has the means to do that? You’re also adding to the health risk of traveling during a pandemic."

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/blog/2020/04/01/the-abortion-provider-who-was-forced-to-turn-away-women-halfway-through-the-process/

Life in the Time of Coronavirus is a new GEN series interviewing people across the country who have had their lives upended or are experiencing the stress of the unknown.

Despite unprecedented cooperation between other facets of the criminal justice system to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...
03/31/2020
Police Are Trying To Free Inmates At Risk Of Coronavirus. Why Are Judges Blocking Them? - Type Investigations

Despite unprecedented cooperation between other facets of the criminal justice system to prevent the spread of COVID-19, judges are standing in the way of reducing jail populations.

Our partnership with HuffPost

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/03/31/police-are-trying-to-free-inmates-at-risk-of-coronavirus-why-are-judges-blocking-them/

Judges are dangerously behind the curve in supporting compassionate release and other plans to reduce the jail population.

The Center for Public Integrity
02/10/2020
The Center for Public Integrity

The Center for Public Integrity

The issue of a “widespread, decentralized cover-up of child sexual assault by Amish clergy” came up often in Sarah McClure’s conversations with Amish people. This resulted in her powerful Cosmopolitan and Type Investigations piece on the issue.

We're hosting a live Ida B. Wells fellowship Q&A on Wednesday at 1pm on twitter!Alissa Figueroa will be answering some c...
01/31/2020
Ida B. Wells Fellowship - Type Investigations

We're hosting a live Ida B. Wells fellowship Q&A on Wednesday at 1pm on twitter!

Alissa Figueroa will be answering some commonly asked questions about how to come up with a strong application. You can also tweet questions at us @typeinvestigate

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/about/special-funds/ida-b-wells-fellowship/

The Ida B. Wells Fellowship was launched to promote diversity in journalism by helping to create a pipeline of investigative reporters of color who bring diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests to their work.

‘Not only is Chevron afraid, the entire extraction industry is afraid of the precedent. They do not want to be held resp...
01/31/2020
How the Environmental Lawyer Who Won a Massive Judgment Against Chevron Lost Everything - Type Investigations

‘Not only is Chevron afraid, the entire extraction industry is afraid of the precedent. They do not want to be held responsible for the pollution of their industry.’

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/blog/2020/01/29/how-the-environmental-lawyer-who-won-a-massive-judgment-against-chevron-lost-everything/

Steven Donziger won a multibillion-dollar judgment against Chevron in Ecuador. The company sued him in New York, and now he’s under house arrest.

It’s common for Amish victims to be viewed by the community as just as guilty as the abuser—as consenting partners commi...
01/15/2020
The Amish Keep to Themselves. And They’re Hiding a Horrifying Secret - Type Investigations

It’s common for Amish victims to be viewed by the community as just as guilty as the abuser—as consenting partners committing adultery, even if they’re children.

w/ @Cosmopolitan

https://www.typeinvestigations.org/investigation/2020/01/14/amish-sexual-abuse-assault/

A year of reporting—an exclusive partnership between Cosmo and Type Investigations—reveals a culture of incest, rape, and abuse.

Cosmopolitan
01/14/2020
Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

A year of reporting—an exclusive partnership between Cosmo and Type Investigations—reveals a culture of incest, rape, and abuse.

Cronkite News Lab
01/14/2020
Cronkite News Lab

Cronkite News Lab

The Ida B. Wells Fellowship promotes diversity in #journalism by helping create a pipeline of investigative reporters of color with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests. Application for 2020 fellowship is now open — MORE info via Type Investigations. http://ow.ly/lqaX50xVopg

Cosmopolitan
01/14/2020
Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

A year of reporting—an exclusive partnership between Cosmo and Type Investigations—reveals a culture of incest, rape, and abuse.

Address

116 E 16th St, 8th Fl
New York, NY
10003

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Type Investigations posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Videos

Category


Other Publishers in New York

Show All

Comments

If you want to support an investigative crowdfunding documentary on radioactiv spots and the nuclear industry in Germany (with links to the US):
This is very sad what is going on in America right now, my wife and I pray that things will improve someday and that Donald Trump will be out of office!