How A Team of Students Broke the Flint Lead Story

Lead poisoning of the water supply for Flint, Michigan, has made headlines in the United States for weeks. Lost in the coverage is that the scandal was revealed by a team of more than two dozen students and research scientists at Virginia Tech, which spent much of the past year analyzing and then publicizing the contamination. They call it "open science” research collaboration with residents of a community -- and we may see more of this.

Source: Scientific American

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Asian Journalists Aim for Cross-Border Cooperation

Investigative journalists from across Asia are building bridges across borders to collaborate on coverage of such transnational issues as human trafficking, land rights, corruption, and the environment. Meetings at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference brought together dozens of journalists from Japan to Pakistan to share experiences, skills, and challenges they face in their work.

Source: VOA Khmer

Posted on: October 22, 2015