Friday, January 4, 2008

Investigations: Pakistan Nuke Proliferation

Pakistan's nuclear ambitions The spider's stratagem
Economist - UK
Douglas Frantz, an investigative journalist and former managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, and his wife, Catherine Collins, also a journalist, ...
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Investigations: Prez Candidate Advisors Linked to Atrocities

Vote for Change? Atrocity-Linked US Officials Advising Democratic ...
Bay Area Indymedia - San Francisco,CA,USA
by via Democracy Now Thursday, January 3, 2008 :Investigative journalist Allan Nairn and American Conservative Correspondent Kelley Beaucar Vlahos discuss a ...
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The Biz: SF Weekly Asks, Is Investigative Journalism Doomed?

Pro Publica's New Boss Paul Steiger Poses Future of Journalism - Him
By Joe Eskenazi
Much ink has been spilled about the decline of investigative journalism in the era of cut-rate newspaper management. Quite a bit more of that ink was utilized explaining the quandary in last week's Wall Street Journal in a long and ...
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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Tools: Social Network Your Stories

What Are You ReportingOn?
By DigiDave
This is still in the idea stage - but the idea is to take crowdfunding, seen in SellaBand,, and Fundable and apply it to independent investigative journalism. Information: If you are an expert in large dogs or ...
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The Biz: "Why Newspapers Are in Decline"

Why newspapers are in decline
By Donna
In fact, American journalism in general has seen a steep decline in quality since the days of the Watergate era produced the hard-hitting investigative journalism that drew many of us into the field in the first place. ...
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Interesting: New Investigative Journo Site

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network launches daily news site
International Journalist's Network - USA
BIRN is a project of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting that strives for in-depth analytical and investigative journalism on complex political, ...
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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Interesting: From Investigative Reporter to PI

Former Investigative Reporter Is Now PI
By Bill
This is all new to me, as I have arrived in the private investigation industry as a former investigative journalist. My work took me to Central America, and the metropolitan Washington DC area. As a reporter, I found that I was most ...
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Investigations: Probing Tobacco Co. Documents Archive

Smoke 'em if you got 'em
Here's a sure sign that the latest entrant in the nonprofit/public-interest/investigative journalism world -- the Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy -- is going to be a feisty, creative force for good: this piece ...
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Monday, December 31, 2007

Interesting: How High Does Torture Go?

Marjorie Cohn: The Torture Tape Cover-Up: How High Does It Go?
By Marjorie Cohn(
But according to investigative journalist Ron Suskind in his 2006 book One Percent Doctrine, it was a "walk-in" who led the CIA to Mohammed in return for a $25 million reward. Zubaydah evidently wasn't a top al Qaeda leader. ...
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Interesting: Fake Pollsters

When Push Comes to Shove, Phone Pollster Hangs Up
By T.M. Lindsey
My investigative journalism skills had hit a snag, but I chose not to pursue the matter any further. I'm sure I could trace the monetary source of the out-of-state independent pollster, but the process of elimination pretty much spells ...

Investigative: 20 Anomalies in Murder Case

Investigative journalism students find 20 anomalies in 1981 case - UK
by holdthefrontpage staff Journalism students who turned their coursework into a real-life investigation are the subject of a radio documentary this weekend ...
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