Yes, investigative and statehouse journalism still exists in Illinois
As we ask who’s in charge of news, our second segment from today dealt with non-profit news organizations focused on hard-hitting investigations and statehouse reporting. Investigative reporting like this ProPublica Illinois story can expose problems and lead directly to changes in the law. We're joined by representatives from Pro-Publica, the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, and Capitol News Illinois.
This segment originally aired October 26, 2021.
Journalism Professor, Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Deputy Midwest Editor, ProPublica
Bureau Chief, Capitol News Illinois
Reporter, ProPublica - reported the story Conservationists See Rare Nature Sanctuaries. Black Farmers See a Legacy Bought Out From Under Them
Between 1910 and 1997, African Americans lost about 90% of their farmland. Join @_TonyBriscoe and @lizziepresser on Thurs. Oct. 21 for a frank conversation about race, power and land stewardship in partnership with @grist. Register here: https://t.co/mrSQGEvRY4 pic.twitter.com/zEJnW7eZPE— ProPublica (@propublica) October 18, 2021
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