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The Investigative Reporting Workshop is a professional journalism center at American University’s School of Communication.

The Workshop conducts multimedia investigative reporting projects in partnership with major news outlets, such as msnbc.com, Frontline, and the McClatchy newspapers.

It was created in 2008 by Charles Lewis, who also founded the Center for Public Integrity.

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