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Donald Trump and the media’s ‘epic fail’

There were so many uncertainties in the lead up to this morning’s US election result, but one thing is clear: journalism, just like the pollsters, failed. Now more than ever, we need strong, independent, fearless and deep reporting that holds power to account.

by Rachel Oldroyd

Gavin MacFadyen adviser to the Bureau dies

Gavin MacFadyen, a strong supporter of investigative journalism. Gavin MacFadyen, director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism and adviser to the Bureau, has died after a short illness. An investigative journalist for many decades, Gavin who died on Saturday October … Continued

by Bureau reporter

Apply to be the Bureau’s new Data Lab Director

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is launching an ambitious journalism project aimed at providing data-led stories to local journalists. We are recruiting a director to lead this new project, who will build a four-person team and over the three year grant period … Continued

by The Bureau

Bureau appoints Meirion Jones as Investigations Editor

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has hired award-winning journalist Meirion Jones. His appointment is part of a major expansion plan for Britain’s biggest not-for-profit investigative news unit. Jones, who is best known as the journalist behind the Jimmy Savile abuse … Continued

by The Bureau

Bureau team shortlisted for top data journalism award

Bureau reporters Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black. Image: Garlinda Birkbeck The Bureau’s investigation into the use of contractors in the US military’s drone programme has been shortlisted for a Global Editors Network Data Journalism Award. The investigation, by Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black, … Continued

by Bureau reporter