about  /   archives  /   contact  /   subscribe  /       
Share this entry
Make this entry better

What are we missing? Is there a key link we skipped, or a part of the story we got wrong?

Let us know — we’re counting on you to help Encyclo get better.

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Key links:
Primary website:
Primary Twitter:

Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is a nonprofit investigative news organization that produces and focuses on statewide public-interest journalism.

The Madison-based center was with . It had initial partnerships with the , , and . The site had  as of 2013, as well as contributing reporters, interns and student journalists.

The center to Wisconsin news media outlets. It is a of the .

The center has received , including $200,000 from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and from the Joyce Foundation. It has also received revenue through partnerships with The Center for Public Integrity and . As of 2012, came from foundations.

In June 2013, the Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin Legislature a provision kicking the center off the UW-Madison campus, though it receives no public funding. The decision was met with  and was by Gov. Scott Walker later that month.

Video

Recent AndroidForMobile Lab coverage:
Oct. 15, 2014 / Joshua Benton
Events, a speakers bureau, and education partnerships: 8 projects at news nonprofits get funded — Back in April, we told you about a new grant program that funds small innovation projects at nonprofit news organizations. The INNovation Fund — awkward capitalization courtesy of its home at the Investigative News Net...
Aug. 5, 2014 / Liam Andrew
INN to offer paid tech consulting to members and non-members — Just before making an announcement last week, the Investigative News Network’s Adam Schweigert tweeted: Learning the hard way that it’s better to never give anything away for free, creates way too many false ince...
July 5, 2013 / Mark Coddington
This Week in Review: Greenwald and the journalists’ club, and a j-school’s big political win — Greenwald and the “who’s a journalist?” debate: As U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden tries to find a home (more on him later), the debate around the professional legitimacy of the jour...
July 1, 2013 / Joshua Benton
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism won’t be kicked off campus after all — If you missed it over the weekend, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism got a reprieve from the legislative attempt to boot it from its offices at the University of Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker blocked t...
June 10, 2013 / Magda Konieczna
Saving “The Wisconsin Idea”: How the battle in Madison threatens a century of innovation — The Wisconsin state legislature’s attempt last week to evict the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism from the campus on which it operates poses a threat to one hopeful model for the future of journalism, ...

Primary author: Mark Coddington. Main text last updated: October 31, 2013.
Make this entry better
How could this entry improve? What's missing, unclear, or wrong?
Name (optional)
Email (optional)
Explore: Conde Nast
Conde Nast logo

Conde Nast is an international magazine publisher that specializes in lifestyle publications. Conde Nast publishes many of the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazines, including Vogue, Glamour, Vanity Fair, and GQ. It also publishes The New Yorker and Wired and owns the tech blog Ars Technica and the link-sharing site Reddit. It launched a fashion…

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Encyclo is made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation.
The AndroidForMobile Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.