Magazin: Investigative journalism

The awarded South-Korean investigative reporter of MBC-TV Han Hak-Soo exposed to his nation a fraud of their national hero. In the process, Han has admittedly over-stepped the ethical principles, and suffered professional and public discrediting. When it turned out his information was accurate, he earned appraisals, but not before the journalist and his family had to survive excommunication, threats and public invitations for lynching.By Jin Hyun-joo, The Korea Herald

Every newsroom has ’em: Reporters who come up with their own stories, and reporters who don’t come up with their own stories. The job is much easier – and enjoyable – if you’re a story hunter rather than a perennial assignment receiver. by Gregg McLachlan, Associate Managing Editor of the Simcoe Reformer, Ontario, Canada
Critical Thinking: What Do You Mean by That?

Editors want "better critical thinking" from their reporters, but do they know what that precisely means? 

To look for and to find successfully people around the World is one of the most important things for the investigative journalist in the Global Era we live in. The journalist might look for somebody because he or she is a crook, ex prisoner, drug trafficker or is mentioned in the World news for whatever reasons. To find and to contact these people as soon as possible is very important for a follow up story.By Alexenia Dimitrova (24 Hours Daily - Sofia, Bulgaria)
The journalist who has decided to look for and to work with secret documents must combine at lest 2 talents – of a researcher and of a writer.  But need one more before starting – to be a fighter - with the bureaucrats who keep the secrets and would be responsible the documents you asked for to be declassified.By Alexenia Dimitrova (24 Hours Daily - Sofia, Bulgaria)

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