Eine Neuerscheinung der UNESCO (von der bereits „The Net for Journalists“ publiziert wurde):
Story-Based Inquiry: A manual for investigative journalists
by Mark Lee Hunter with (in alphabetical order) Nils Hanson ; Rana Sabbagh ; Luuk Sengers ; Drew Sullivan ; Pia Thordsen. Preface by Yosri Fouda.
Das Buch gibts als PDF auf Englisch (PDF-Datei, 81 S., 508 KB), Französisch und Arabisch.

Da im PDF kein Inhaltsverzeichnis ist, habe ich mir mal die Mühe gemacht:
Preface : Investing In Investigative Journalism (p. 4)
by Yosri Fouda, Al Jazeera Chief Investigative Correspondent
Subject – Chapter 1 (p. 6)
What is investigative journalism? Investigative journalism is not reporting as usual
by Mark Lee Hunter and Nils Hanson

  • Investigative journalism is not reporting as usual
  • Choosing a story for investigation
  • Is the story worth it?

Hypothesis – Chapter 2 (p. 12)
Using hypotheses: The core of investigative method
by Mark Lee Hunter ; Luuk Sengers ; Pia Thordsen

  • A hypothesis is a story and a method for testing it
  • The advantages of hypothesis driven investigation
  • Hypotheses can be dangerous
  • How hypotheses work
  • Using the official version as a hypothesis
  • Start with a strategy!
  • A case study in hypothesis-driven inquiry: The Tragedy of Baby Doe
  • Using hypotheses to manage an investigation
  • Stay focused on the story

Verification – Chapter 3 (p. 25)
Using the Open Doors: Backgrounding and deduction
by Mark Lee Hunter

  • Introduction: Take the open door
  • What kinds of sources are „open“?
  • An open source strategy for investigation
  • Open sources are a source of power
  • Finding open sources
  • Using experts to exploit your sources
  • Start fast… but easy!

Human Sources – Chapter 4 (p. 34)
Using Human sources
by Nils Hanson and Mark Lee Hunter

  • Source mapping
  • Give sources a reason to speak
  • First contacts: Preparation and invitation
  • Beginning the relationship: Goals and roles
  • Interview tactics
  • On, off or anonymous?
  • Using Emotions (instead of being used by them)

Organization – Chapter 5 (p. 49)
How to Set Yourself Up to Succeed
by Mark Lee Hunter and Flemming Svith

  • Organize your documents
  • Structuring the Data: Creating a master file
  • Making connections across files

Writing – Chapter 6 (p. 56)
Writing investigations
by Mark Lee Hunter

  • Elements of style
  • Backgrounding your style: Using models
  • Defining the narrative structure: Chronology or odyssey?
  • Building and bending the chronology
  • Using the master file
  • Specific compositional techniques

Control – Chapter 7 (p. 69)
Quality Control: Techniques and Ethics
by Nils Hanson ; Mark Lee Hunter ; Pia Thordsen and Drew Sullivan

  • What is fact-checking?
  • Checking your ethics
  • Using the Master File in fact-checking
  • Predictable psychological effects of fact-checking

Publishing – Chapter 8 (p. 77)
Publish it!
by Mark Lee Hunter

  • Publication
  • Defense in the public zone
  • Promotion
  • In closing

Selected Bibliography (p. 81)

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