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The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism is a nonprofit investigative news organization affiliated with the University of Iowa.
The center was launched in spring 2010 by University of Iowa professor Stephen Berry and doctoral student Robert Gutsche Jr. It was initially staffed by students and interns working for free, though its leaders have plans to provide a paid fellowship for a reporter and eventually paid interns and a full-time director. Its initial fiscal sponsor is the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
The center covers state and local government, consumer affairs, sports, and arts and culture.
MediaNews Group is an American newspaper chain based in Denver. The company publishes 57 daily newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury News, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Detroit News, and the Salt Lake Tribune. Its flagship paper is the Denver Post. It also owns a handful of radio and television stations. MediaNews was founded…