Edition statement: Hugo de Burgh [editor and contributor] with Paul Bradshaw ... [et al.].
ISBN: 0415441439, 0415441447, 9780415441438, 9780415441445
Intended audience: Specialized.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Previous ed.: 2000.
xi, 402 p. ; 24 cm.
Media studies; Journalism; Journalism.; Investigative reporting.
- Notes on contributors
- Part 1: Context
- 1. Introduction
- 1a. Contacts
- 2. The Emergence of Investigative journalism
- 3. Forty Years of British Investigative journalism
- 4. Journalism since 1997: issues and debates
- 5. Investigative journalism & blogs
- 6. Investigate Journalism and English Law
- 7.The English Freedom of Information Act
- 8. The Practices of Investigate Journalism
- 9. Universities as evangelists of the watchdog role: teaching investigative journalism to undergraduates
- 10. Investigative journalism and scholarship
- Part 2: Cases
- 11. From shadow boxing to Ghost Plane: English journalism and the War on Terror
- 12. High politics and low behaviour: Sunday Times Insight
- 13. Getting at corporate corruption: BBC's File on Four
- 14. Due Impartiality? BBC Panorama and the case of "IVF Undercover"
- 15. Scrutinising social policy: a Dispatches from Channel
- 16. Investigative Journalism with Attitude: The Daily Mail
- 17. Exposing miscarriages of justice: BBC's Rough Justice
- 18. Local power and public accountability: an example from the East Midlands
- 19. Subterfuge, set-ups, stings and stunts: how the "red-tops" go about their investigations
- 20. Pillaging the environmentalists: The Cook Report
- 21. Gravedigging: the case of "the Cossacks"
- 22. Interfering with foreigners: First Tuesday