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Reporters and reporting

Iraq (1)
Iraq War, 2003- (2)
Religious aspects (1)
United States (3)

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

In 1975, a group of concerned reporters and investigative journalists met to share personal stories about reporting and writing. After one of their number suggested that what most characterizes the investigative reporter is "a sense of outrage", they agreed to form the group that is now known as Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). On their homepage, visitors can read more about their...
Journalists in Iraq: A Survey of Reporters On The Front Lines

In November 2007, the Project for Excellence in Journalism published this survey of reporters working on the front lines in Iraq. The report includes responses from 111 journalists who have worked or are currently working in Iraq, and the majority of them have worked there for at least seven months since the war began. The survey for this report was conducted from September to November 2007, and...
Global Health Policy

Information on global health conditions online is quite extensive, though it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. Created and operated by the Kaiser Family Foundation (with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), the Global Health Policy site is designed for journalists and the general public. The site is a frequently-updated and high-quality resource on information about...
Undercover Reporting

This rather fine website, a collaboration with New York University Libraries, complements the recent publication of "Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception." This work argues that "much of the valuable journalism since before the U.S. Civil War has emerged from investigations that employed subterfuge to expose wrong." The fascinating material here has been gathered into clusters,...
Embargo Watch

In the field of journalism, it is common for sources to sometimes request a press embargo, meaning that they ask reporters to refrain from publishing information until a certain date or until certain conditions are met. In theory, this is reasonable. However, there are times when journalists perceive embargoes as overly restrictive and unnecessarily entangling. Medical journalist Ivan Oransky has...