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When the watchdogs are put to sleep

Posted by: | September 15, 2014 | No Comment |

A journalist has a duty. A duty to tell the stories of those with muted voices. A duty to make known the trials and triumphs of the world. A duty to keep watch over those in power and ensure our liberties are protected and our citizens are informed. A duty to report the truth. A […]

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Watergate to MTV’s Catfish

Posted by: | September 8, 2014 | No Comment |

The definition of investigative journalism is changing with every news story.  The Cambridge Dictionary defines investigative journalism as “a type of journalism that tries to discover information of public interest that someone is trying to hide.” If one was to think back to a time where investigative journalism became extremely prominent – it is the presidency […]

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