Global Investigative Journalism Casebook

A collection of 20 pieces of excellent investigative journalism, including explanation on methods and experiences from the features journalists. Published by UNESCO in September 2013.

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Story Based Inquiry

Free manual on investigative journalism, written by Mark Lee Hunter and other journalists from the Global Investigative Journalism Network. Available in English, Russian, Chinese, French and Arabic.

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Data Journalism Handbook

An international, collaborative effort involving dozens of data journalism’s leading advocates and best practitioners. An initiative of the European Journalism Centre and Open Knowledge Foundation.

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The Investigative Dashboard

A site for investigative journalists  to find resources, share information, and learn new ‘tricks of the trade’.

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Follow the Money – a Guide to Tracking Corruption

Digital handbook by Knight Foundation Fellow Paul Radu designed to help investigative journalists track corruption across borders. Tools for investigative journalists that cover criminal networks. The manual includes techniques in cross-border investigative journalism and lists of websites and databases with information about commercial enterprises worldwide. Free download.

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SCOOP is a network and support structure for investigative journalists. SCOOP supports investigative journalism and provides national and international networks for media professionals who are conducting investigations. Since 2003 SCOOP has supported several hundred investigations and facilitated national and international contacts between journalists to investigate across borders and share experiences.
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