Tags » Investigative Journalism

From scoping to scoops: a model for how journalists get their stories

How do journalists find stories? How do we test whether a story is as good as it could be? How do we get better as journalists? 1,575 more words

Online Journalism

Largest Prison Strike in U.S. History

Largest Prison Strike in U.S. History Enters Third Week – as published on Democracy Now on Sep. 20, 2016

Prisoners all across the nation are protesting long-term isolation, slave labor, overcrowding, and inadequate healthcare — and have been for the past three weeks. 311 more words


Is Investigative Journalism dead ???

The very sole purpose of setting up this blog was of course to catch Scammers. Certain subjects however are not that straight forward especially since it’s entanglement with government bodies. 198 more words

Shameful policing in Tamil Nadu electrocutes a high-profile 'dead-end'

Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honour aspires to it; grief flies to it; fear preoccupies it, said Francis Bacon.

That roughly sums up Tamil Nadu’s lopsided policing system – a state where there is neither law nor order and is the crying shame of its highly corrupt uniformed fraternity! 1,646 more words


Are journalists replaceable?

The year is 1950, Norbert Wiener published ‘The Human use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society’, a man way beyond his years left us with a small little warning. 443 more words

Here comes The ROBolution

Dubbed robot journalism, automated reporting is the use of computers or software to create news stories without the help of human reporters. To me, it is a development that seeks to ROB aspiring journalists like me of the careers we are studying towards. 570 more words

The Navigator (1924)

“We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.” —Bob Ross, painter

Buster’s full name was Joseph Frank Keaton VI. Like me, he was born in Kansas.  956 more words