Investigative Reporting

Investigative Reporting

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

Investigative journalism conference materials available for journalists

The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) has published a compilation of materials presented by African investigative journalists during the 2008 Pan-African Investigative Journalism Summit held in September 2008, including lectures, investigative stories and case studies.

Ade Adio | February 10, 2009

New Tool for Investigative Journalists: Digital Guide to Tracking Corruption

A digital handbook designed to help investigative journalists track corruption across borders was introduced November 22 at the European Investigative Journalism Conference in Brussels.

Jessica Weiss | November 25, 2008

Tips for Gaining Your Editor's Support

Most investigations usually begin with a tip from a source, or simply a hunch, that something is amiss. Perhaps you have noticed a series of events that suggest a pattern or trend that deserves a closer look.

Cesar Miquel | June 27, 2008