Food and Environment Reporting Network Joins INN

FERN’s Managing Editor and Founding Director Paula Crossfield said her principal motivation to join INN is for the opportunity to collaborate with other nonprofit newsrooms. Founded in October 2009, FERN began operations in September 2010 and is based in New York City. Its recent investigations have exposed questionable government subsidies for crop insurance and the effect of plastic contamination of food.

INNovation Fund Winners Announced

Investigative News Network announces 8 winners of the first round of its INNovation Fund grants, for a total of $236,280. The INNovation Fund was created to cultivate experimentation and new ideas newrooms.