Interest in investigative journalism has spiked in Asia and elsewhere, especially in new democracies, and along with it the demand for training in this field. The challenge for trainers in investigative reporting is to help journalists nimbly navigate what is often uncharted territory that demands dogged pursuit and unraveling of the truth. How to do it? This article shares with journalism trainers a few useful tips on getting journalists hooked on muckraking.
Recommended CitationChua, Yvonne, Commentary: Whetting a journalist’s appetite for investigative reporting, Asia Pacific Media Educator, 20, 2010, 189-196.