All Resources from the McCormick Foundation's Specialized Reporting Institutes

Resources for Covering Municipal Spending in the Post-Stimulus Era

It's been two years since Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, making $275 billion in stimulus funds available. It's time to see if those stimulus dollars were put to good use. This resource page will help you find the information you need to report the stories affecting your community.

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Resources for Covering the Impact of the Economic Crisis on American Families

The economic crisis is more than a national business story; its effects trickle down to the families in the communities you cover. Get the resources you need to tell their stories.

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Resources for Local Investigative Watchdog Journalism

Newsrooms and their budgets keep shrinking, but their interest in doing investigative watchdog journalism keeps growing. This list of resources is designed to help papers with large community interest and small budgets.

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Resources for Covering the Gulf Oil Disaster

The effects of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will be felt for years. Get the resources you need to understand conflicting reports and tell stories with context.

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