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10 tips for investigating corruption

Stories plotting the geometry of bribery, determining the currency of influence, documenting the paper trail, dealing with threats and retaliation and knowing the obstacles within - just some of the tips for understanding the power of corruption.

Don Ray, Media Helping Media | February 09, 2011

New York Times may create portal for WikiLeaks-style submissions

The New York Times may create an in-house submission system to enable would-be leakers to provide large files to the paper.

بسام سبتي | January 26, 2011

"I Paid a Bribe" uses crowdsourcing to track corruption in India: Part 1 of 2

A non-profit organization in India is on a mission to fight corruption in the country through a new website called “I Paid a Bribe.” The site allows users to anonymously distinguish whether they paid, accepted or declined a bribe in various sectors of society.

Dana Liebelson | November 11, 2010

Manual for investigative journalists working in developing countries

Journalists interested in developing their investigative skills are encouraged to check out a manual released by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR).

IJNet | September 28, 2010

Investigative report exposes corruption in African soccer

An association of African reporters has just released a report probing corruption among professional African soccer leagues.

Dana Liebelson, IJNet Writer | September 28, 2010

Investigative report exposes corruption in African soccer

An association of African reporters has just released a report probing corruption among professional African soccer leagues.

Dana Liebelson | September 28, 2010

Computer-Assisted Reporting guide launched in Arabic

Journalists from across the Arab world can benefit from a new guide on Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) in Arabic. Released by the Jordan-based Arab reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ), the guide aims to improve newsrooms in the Arab world.

بسام سبتي | August 20, 2010

Investigative journalism manual launched in Chinese

A guide to basic methods and techniques in investigative reporting has been launched in Chinese. The "Story-Based Inquiry: A manual for investigative journalists" was launched by UNESCO and the School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University of China.

Jessica Weiss | December 29, 2009

Investigative journalism: 2.0

In the age of the Internet, investigative reporting is being revamped. Whereas muckrakers of the past often worked alone, with just a notebook or recorder, many of today’s investigative journalists are working in regional and cross-border networks, aided by technologies and tools that are revolutionizing reporting.

Jessica Weiss, IJNet Editor | October 26, 2009

Multilingual manual on investigative reporting launched

Investigative journalists who speak English, Arabic and French can now access a free manual that focuses on the basics of finding, structuring and composing an investigation.

بسام سبتي | July 30, 2009

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