After the MeltdownBig Oil, Bad AirWe've added two new e-books to the RJI Newsbook Catalog, both from the Center for Public Integrity.

Big Oil, Bad Air: This investigation of fracking in the Eagle Ford Shale region of South Texas finds some residents saying emissions are making them sick.

After the Meltdown: The CPI revisits the subprime lenders and their backers that were most responsible for nearly collapsing the U.S. economy in 2008.

The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis. It is one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. Its mission: To enhance democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.

RJI Digital Newsbooks are visually rich e-books designed to make investigative and long-form journalism easier to access and read on tablets, e-readers and other mobile devices.

Since Jan. 2007, Roger Fidler, RJI’s program director for digital publishing, and his graduate student assistants from the Missouri School of Journalism, have designed and produced more than 40 digital newsbooks at no cost to members of the RJI Digital Publishing Alliance


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