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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.


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