Investigative Journalism


Internet Resources

  • IRE Resource Center
    Investigative Reporters and Editors' compilation of internet resources.
  • The Door to Open Government in New York
    A portion of the project, Tapping Officials' Secrets, from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
  • The Smoking Gun
    Uses materials obtained via Freedom of Information requests to shed light on current issues.
  • Facsnet
    A nonprofit organization that supports journalism by providing online resources such as its "Reporting Tools" webpages, which cover special topics in reporting, such as News and Numbers, and Computer Assisted Reporting.


Reference Sources

Gaines, William. Investigative reporting for print and broadcast 2nd ed. (1998)
Chicago : Nelson-Hall Publishers, c1998.
LEHMAN PN4781 .G27 1998

Weinberg, Steve. The reporter's handbook : an investigator's guide to documents and techniques
3rd ed. (1996)
New York : St. Martin's Press
LEHMAN PN4781 .R38 1995