investigative reporting

Carolina Sarassa wrote that when she began investigating the disappearance of Debora Flores-Narvaez, the opening lyric from
Santos has reported in three languages, in Latin America and the United States. She began her career in journalism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her home country. Santos says that this is where she "bore witness to violence, inequality and immeasurable hope."
Unless similarly solid historical evidence emerges in the form of records or on the record eyewitness accounts, it will be very difficult, if not impossible, for anybody to credibly challenge the veracity of Dr. Carson's biography.
The Times could have insisted on seeing the documents they were describing. Or, if the Times spoke with Republicans in Congress, even off the record, they could have checked their facts with me or other Committee Democrats. Unfortunately, this rush to print anonymous, unverified claims against Secretary Clinton is not unique.
Women are the backbone of today's food media. And yet, the women reporting on this issue area don't always get the attention they deserve.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgEvidence is a powerful way to challenge deeply inhumane wrongdoing. But it also raises the question: What happens when evidence is hard to come by in individual acts of violence, like rapes and sexual assaults?
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn the fall of 1969, as men walked on the moon and Ted Kennedy's car slipped off a bridge, Sy Hersh, a 32-year-old hard-nosed reporter, was chasing down the biggest tip of his life.
2013-09-12-anaspull.jpgIn my TEDTalk, I tell the full story of how it all started. I look back on over 14 years of my undercover reporting. There have been high and low points, but one thing that remains is the kind of impact this kind of journalism brings.
Sadly, I don't think it will necessarily be printing costs that lead to their ultimate demise. As long as metro dailies remain "masters of none," the specialists will continue to siphon-off their readers and their revenue.
Northwestern had argued, however, that the e-mails were protected under the Illinois Reporter's Privilege Act. The university
The euphemism bias in media is driven by journalists hedging their bets about what is going on. Language is selected specifically
With the struggles of many old-line news media, it's easy to forget how important real reporting is to informing citizens and defeating the forces of secrecy and propaganda.
Most of us eat private label food, buying that cheap Wal-Mart-brand organic milk or Trader Joe's coffee. Unfortunately, what makes such items inexpensive is exactly what makes them problematic.
Investigative reporting is increasingly being outsourced, and these offices off K Street serve as a boiler room for research
Nobody knows what the future holds for print, but Harris has given us a book that will inspire journalists to pursue public service journalism in whatever format it takes.
Despite our best efforts, bloggers just don't have enough resources to meet the need for full time investigative reporting.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been raking in the awards for its international tobacco smuggling investigation. Now it's targeting the lobbying effort to influence the treaty on climate change.
It's a difficult time to be an investigative journalist, so I didn't expect much optimism when I attended a conference that brought together nearly all the major nonprofit investigate groups in the country.