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Investigative Journalism

10 tools for investigative journalists

Check out the 10 best new tools for unearthing, accelerating and keeping track of investigations.

Samantha Sunne | September 14, 2018

Journalist of the month: Saleck Zeid

Undeterred by a challenging media environment, Saleck Zeid challenges the notion that investigative reporters don't exist in Mauritania.

Taylor Mulcahey | May 31, 2018

A collaborative project in Venezuela used social videos to document the death of six teenagers

La Vida de Nos and El Pitazo came together to produce short videos to tell the storyof six young people killed during the protests against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro last year.

Nilsa Varela Vargas | April 27, 2018

Crowdfunded news startup seeks to strengthen Japan's investigative journalism

Japan is ranked 72 in the world for press freedom and produces very few investigations. The Waseda Chronicle's success raises new hopes for investigative journalism in the country.

Tim Hornyak | April 04, 2018

Science-driven investigation uncovers Nigeria's ‘Sketchy Water’

By taking a more scientific approach to investigative reporting, Nigerian journalist Hannah Ojo uncovered widespread contamination in Nigeria's sachet water — and helped improve this water's safety for the public.

Irene Wangui | January 02, 2018

How an investigation into fake Ph.Ds became a case study for newsroom transformation

Indonesia's Tempo Media Group used lessons learned from its fake Ph.D. investigation to become a digitally oriented newsroom.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 14, 2017

How Malaysia's R.AGE is engaging millennials with investigative journalism

The Star newspaper's scrappy reporting team shows how a fresh product can build a new audience for old media.

Kate Mayberry | December 08, 2017

How workshops and mentoring are fostering investigative journalism in Jamaica

Despite a safe media environment and rampant corruption, Jamaica lacks a robust press to adequately cover the news. A new pilot program is trying to change this. 

Farah Mohammed | October 12, 2017

How journalists can detect electronic surveillance

With surveillance of journalists on the rise virtually everywhere, protect yourself and your sources with these tips.

Jorge Luis Sierra | August 11, 2017

Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

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