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In These Times now accepting story proposals through Feb. 10

January 27th, 2015 All Day - February 10th, 2015

In These Times' Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting invites journalists to submit story proposals for consideration for funding by the Institute and subsequent publication in In These Timesa national, independent progressive magazine.

The Institute provides financial and editorial support to journalists undertaking major investigative reporting projects that align with In These Times’ mission of advancing democracy and economic justice, informing movements for a more humane world, and providing an accessible forum for debate about the policies that shape our future.

For examples of stories funded by the Institute, see: 

 “The Missing Native Vote”, by Stephanie Woodard

 “Fracking the Poor,” by Hannah Guzik

In These Times is committed to compensating writers fairly for their work. Journalists whose investigative proposals are accepted by the Institute will receive both a competitive per-word rate for their work and compensation for travel and other expenses incurred during reporting. All stories funded by the Institute will be published in In These Times and on the magazine’s website, InTheseTimes.com.

Though based in Chicago, In These Times is a national publication and will consider stories that are local, national, or international in scope. Writers based outside the U.S. are welcome to apply.

The deadline for the next call for proposals is Feb. 10, 2015. To submit a proposal, please send an email to Deputy Editor Jessica Stites at [email protected] with the subject line “Goodman Institute Submission.”