investigative reporting 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 Stanton Talks About Rhode Island, the Media + the Future of Investigative Reporting http://ripr.org/post/stanton-talks-about-rhode-island-media-future-investigative-reporting <p></p><p>After 28 years at the Providence Journal, investigative reporter Mike Stanton is leaving Rhode Island's statewide daily for a teaching job at the University of Connecticut. Stanton sat down to talk about his time at the ProJo, some of his favorite stories, and the future of investigative reporting</p><p></p><p>.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 20072 at http://ripr.org Stanton Talks About Rhode Island, the Media + the Future of Investigative Reporting Stanton Hopeful For the Future of Investigative Reporting http://ripr.org/post/stanton-hopeful-future-investigative-reporting <p>For sportswriter-turned-investigative reporter Mike Stanton, finding a good lead -- on one occasion in the '90s, at least -- didn't require more than a visit with his friends in the Providence Journal's sports department.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:49:58 +0000 Ian Donnis 20069 at http://ripr.org What's Next for Investigative Reporting at the ProJo? http://ripr.org/post/whats-next-investigative-reporting-projo <p>In The Prince of Providence, his gripping account of the life and times of Vincent A. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:57:45 +0000 Ian Donnis 19616 at http://ripr.org Investigative Ace Stanton Leaving the ProJo http://ripr.org/post/investigative-ace-stanton-leaving-projo <p><a href="http://www.stateintegrity.org/rhodeisland_story_subpage">Mike Stanton</a>, who has spearheaded a lot of the Providence Journal's investigative reporting for more than two decades, is leaving the paper to pursue other opportunities.</p><p>In a tweet Monday afternoon, Stanton<a href="https://twitter.com/projomike"> says he's leaving the ProJo</a> to teach and write at the University of Connecticut. "Will always treasure my time here - the stories &amp; scoundrels, but more important, the great friends," he added.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:35:05 +0000 Ian Donnis 19550 at http://ripr.org