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Articles tagged investigative reporting (44)

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Adrienne LaFrance    September 27, 2013
In Wisconsin, the state’s largest newspaper has committed itself to tough watchdog, investigative reporting. It’s led to journalistic success and respect from its audience.
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Justin Ellis    June 10, 2013
Five years after launch, ProPublica’s Stephen Engelberg and Richard Tofel reflect on the nonprofit’s early days, getting readers involved in investigations, and the health of nonprofit journalism.
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Stuart Watson    June 6, 2013
“There’s a fiction perpetuated by narcissists like me that investigative reporting is the province of a few heroic lone wolves who use their superpowers to single-handedly expose and topple evildoers. Nonsense.”
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John Keane    November 29, 2012
“The new muckraking isn’t the effect of new media alone…Yet buried within the infrastructures of communicative abundance are technical features that enable muckrakers to do their work of publicly scrutinising power, much more efficiently and effectively than at any moment in the history of democracy.”
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Ken Doctor    November 1, 2012
If you want to charge readers for journalism, you have to prove its value — and that means getting beyond he-said-she-said and the view from nowhere.
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Jonathan Stray    May 30, 2012
In the start of a regular column for Nieman Lab, Jonathan Stray argues that a too-narrow definition of the work of journalism limits the field’s potential.
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The Center for Investigative Reporting project aims to grow audiences and revenue by assembling the work of many different news organizations, large and small.
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Adrienne LaFrance    March 29, 2012
On cutting back on breaking news coverage at The Bay Citizen: “There’s almost no such thing as first anymore.”
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Andrew Phelps    March 5, 2012
A new initiative at Duke University is building — and reviewing — software tools to take the drudgery out of investigative and public-affairs journalism.
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Clara Jeffery    December 30, 2011
The MoJo co-editor on why “there’s no better time to be an investigative journalist”
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Megan Garber    August 25, 2011
The investigative outfit explores “aggregation in the public interest.”
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Megan Garber    August 10, 2011
Even when you get the Colbert Bump, you’ve got to be ready to take advantage of it.
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Andrew Phelps    August 3, 2011
And the rent is unbeatable: free.
Justin Ellis    June 20, 2011
Megan Garber    April 8, 2011