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Investigative Journalism

"Seeking to tell the documented truth, critically and in depth, without fear or favour"

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Mark Lee Hunter: Business models for investigative journalism – the next steps

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The European Journalism Centre announces journalism grants for innovation in development reporting

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Hold on to your hats everyone, I've got some good news: The European Journalism Centre is proud to announce that it has received financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to…Continue


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EuroHack: Data journalism workshop and competition in Warsaw, Poland, 19 October

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The European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation are organizing EuroHack: data journalism competition and training event in Warsaw on 19 October. The topic is EU spending (Which local…Continue

Great article: 'How computer scientists can empower journalists, democracy's watchdogs, in the production of news in the public interest'

Started by Liliana Bounegru Sep 29, 2011. 0 Replies

By Stanford and Duke professors of journalism and media Sarah Cohen, James T. Hamilton and Fred Turner. …Continue

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When short sellers fund journalists

Cary Spivak and the AJR have gone way too far with their 3,200-word thumbsucker on the ethics of funding investigative journalism with the proceeds from short-selling.

To catch a cheat: behind the scenes of 'gotcha' journalism

"...He is part-journalist, part-psychologist and has this incredible ability to get people to open up … Don't forget, he's sent more than 100 criminals to prison.''

Investigative shortfall

Earlier in the day, Torres learned she had won a Green Eyeshade Award in consumer reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, her second in as many years. Now she was out of a job.

Top Belarusian investigator moved from KGB jail to house arrest

Baykova was arrested six months ago while investigating corruption among high-ranking KGB personnel.

Carl Bernstein: The "Golden Age" of Investigative Journalism Never Existed

Rather, he's more concerned about today's readers, because he thinks there is much less reading of serious journalism going on today by the public.

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Comment by Md. Mahmudul Hasan on April 30, 2012 at 15:20

I am a fellow of investigative journalism of JATRI, I am from Bangladesh. Please visit my new initiative.

Comment by Mehmet Koksal on October 12, 2011 at 10:31

Travelling today to Kiyv (Ukraine) for the  (, you can follow our 4-day live-blogging on  (in French)

Comment by Liliana Bounegru on October 12, 2011 at 10:23

Investigative journalist Caelainn Barr explains how to find stories in EU spending data

Caelainn Barr - 'How to Find Stories in EU Spending Data' from European Journalism Centre on Vimeo.

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Comment by Balkrishna Basnet on July 24, 2011 at 18:09
Risk is beauty, that is Investigative journalism.
Comment by Nermine A K on May 13, 2011 at 5:41
we don't have real investigative journalism in Egypt, if we did have then the ex president ll be now in prison instead Sharm El Sheikh "City of Peace" spending OUR money
Comment by FAROUNBI TAI on May 12, 2011 at 21:07
Let use investigative journalism to expose the corrupt African leaders, and use our tools to save our country.
Comment by Daoud Ibrahim on April 24, 2011 at 22:07
Comment by Liliana Bounegru on March 9, 2011 at 14:57
Interesting new application designed to showcase the potential for collaboration and data-sharing between investigative reporters across the world: Investigative Dashboard/: Initiated by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, the Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism, the Forum for African Investigative Reporters and the International Center for Journalists.
Comment by Alexander Mclean on February 22, 2011 at 12:45
The speech by Mark Lee Hunter is great.... spot on.
Comment by Mirjam Teresa Moll on February 11, 2011 at 14:23
Mercury News staff writer Karen de Sá on Tuesday was awarded $10,000 and named one of six finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, one of the country's most coveted awards for watchdog journalism.
The winner will be announced March 7 at a Kennedy School ceremony and will receive $25,000.

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