Investigative Reporting: Highly Effective but Underfunded
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Epoch Times
Investigative reporting has proved invaluable in promoting transparency and accountability and has exploded worldwide over the last decade. It has been supported by some governments-including American funding through the United States Aid For International Development (USAID) and the State Department-and by nonprofit organizations, which see it as a vehicle to fight corruption and promote democratization and the rule of law.