Financial District: About the Center for Public Integrity (in its own words)
Brooke Wisdom | October 1, 2009
The Center for Public Integrity describes itself a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing original, responsible investigative journalism on issues of public concern. The center says it is non-partisan and non-advocacy. “We are committed to transparent and comprehensive reporting in the United States and around the world.”
The center is located at 910 17th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20006. The telephone number is (202) 466-1300. Its website is http://www.publicintegrity.com.
The center says its mission is to produce original investigative journalism about significant public issues to make institutional power more transparent and accountable. To pursue its mission, the center says it:
Generates high-quality, accessible investigative reports, databases, and contextual analysis on issues of public importance.
Disseminates work to journalists, policymakers, scholars, and citizens using a combination of digital, electronic, and print media.
Educates, engages, and empowers citizens with the tools and skills they need to hold governments and other institutions accountable.
Organizes and supports investigative journalists around the world who apply the center’s values, mission, and standards to cross-border projects.
Remains independent by building a strong and sustainable financial base of support, including a community of committed individuals and foundations.
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