Investigative Reporting

Investigative Reporting

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: 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 | 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

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