Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. – Thomas Jefferson
Investigative Reporting in Emerging Democracies: Models, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
In the past few years, there has been a renewed and perhaps greater emphasis in investigative reporting by the development world and donors. This stems from both the irresistible lure of supporting courageous investigative media that can oust a prime minister or drive out corruption and the pragamatic work of trying to find cost-effective ways to make real, sustainable improvements. Investigative Reporting in Emerging Democracies: Models, Challenges, and Lessons Learned, by Drew Sullivan, a journalist, editor, and media development specialist, examines the practices used by media development implementers and donors, both governmental and private, to spur investigative reporting in those parts of the world where they work.
This report was published along with Global Investigative Journalism: Strategies for Support, David E. Kaplan.