A publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne

Defining investigative journalism: a 10-point plan


Tools for defining

investigative journalism 


* The definitions were constructed  byAndrea Carson for her PhD st udy titled: ‘Investigative Journalism, the Public Sphere and Democracy: The Watchdog Role of Australian Broadsheets in the Digital Age’.

About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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