GAMING THE LOTTERY
Some of you may be aware of Jeff Kelly Lowenstein’s investigative work on global lotteries. If you’d like to learn more, you can visit his the Gaming the Lottery site or read one of Jeff’s recently published news stories:
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN IN THE NEWS
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein’s session at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference was featured in Wits Vuvuzela. You can read the story here.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN WINS NATIONAL HEADLINER AWARD
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein (with Daniel Simmons-Ritchie and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism) won a second-place award in the 2018 National Headliner Awards for their series “Defying the Odds” on PennLive.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN FEATURED IN CLAS PROFILES IN EXCELLENCE
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was featured in the CLAS “Profiles in Excellence” series. You can read his profile on the CLAS website.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN AWARDED MCGRAW FELLOWSHIP
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was awarded a McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism to “investigate the racial impact of foreclosure within federally-backed mortgage programs designed to keep seniors in their homes.” The project is joint work with USA Today reporter Nick Penzenstadler, and several GVSU students will contribute to it. For more information, see the McGraw Center website.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN TO BE FEATURED ON ACADEMIC MINUTE
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was one of five GVSU faculty members selected to represent GVSU on an upcoming episode of the Academic Minute podcast. The Academic Minute is produced by the Association of American Colleges & Universities. It features faculty research and keeps listeners informed about what’s new and exciting in the academy.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN INVOLVED IN OSF GRANT
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is part of an international group of journalists, educators, and students and was recently awarded a $45,000 grant from the Open Society Foundation to disseminate the results of the recent global lottery investigation and to begin a new project investigating human impact on the world’s water supply.
JEFF KELLY LOWENSTEIN WINS AWARD FOR GLOBAL LOTTERY PROJECT
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was part of a team that won a Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award for the Western Cape Region. Jeff and his colleagues took top honors in the data category for their “Gaming the Lottery” project. According to the citation, the project “combined skillful story-telling, in-depth analysis, deep insight, and enterprising journalism to uncover a story with both local and global implications, in the process setting a benchmark for media coverage of allocation of funding of any kind.” You can visit Vodacom’s website for the full citation.