WPRI http://ripr.org en Jim Taricani to hang up the trenchcoat http://ripr.org/post/jim-taricani-hang-trenchcoat <p>After four decades as one of New England’s top investigative reporters, WJAR’s Jim Taricani is retiring.</p><p>Known for his investigative work and political and public affairs reporting, Taricani could cover any story and did. He is smart, aggressive and a tough questioner.&nbsp; He’s been in this market since Phil Noel was governor.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:52:39 +0000 Scott MacKay 29468 at http://ripr.org In case you need a reason to support public radio http://ripr.org/post/case-you-need-reason-support-public-radio <p></p><p></p><p>If you really need another good reason to support your local NPR affiliate, we bring you the latest report from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism: The State of the News Media 2013.</p><p>This will come as no surprise to anyone who watches local television in this or just any market across the nation, but there is more junk food-journalism on local TeeVee news than ever.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:01:45 +0000 Scott MacKay 12317 at http://ripr.org Providence Sues Pension Adviser http://ripr.org/post/providence-sues-pension-adviser <p>The City of Providence is suing its longtime actuary, claiming the company made a $10 million mistake in pension calculations.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:48:22 +0000 Ian Donnis 11028 at http://ripr.org Providence Sues Pension Adviser McGowan headed to WPRI.com from GoLocalProv http://ripr.org/post/mcgowan-headed-wpricom-golocalprov <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">Kudos and congrats to<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="https://twitter.com/danmcgowan">Dan McGowan</a>, news editor at<span class="Apple-conver Mon, 24 Dec 2012 19:04:30 +0000 Ian Donnis 4702 at http://ripr.org