Six Lessons From Reporting “Heartbroken”

Every investigative journalist encounters moments of doubt. Neil Bedi, an investigative reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, shares the set of rules his team followed to survive the toughest reporting challenges while reporting their Pulitzer-nominated series “Heartbroken.”

Finding People Online: A Tipsheet From Paul Myers

GIJN recently hosted a webinar with Paul Myers, a leading international expert in online investigation. More than 300 people from approximately 70 countries joined as Myers, who works for the BBC and is a big favorite at GIJN’s conferences, shared his tips on the best tools and strategies for digging up information about people. This tipsheet is an overview of some of the techniques he shared.

Tracking Illegal Funding Campaigns via Cryptocurrency

How do you track cryptocurrency transactions? Brenna Smith, an undergraduate researcher at UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Investigations Lab, who specializes in investigating disinformation and the illicit use of cryptocurrencies, has created a tutorial using Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades’ bitcoin funding campaign as a case study to show you how.

How They Did It: Investigating Trafficked Guatemalan Teens in the US

The documentary “Trafficked in America” investigates a labor trafficking scheme targeting Guatemalan teenagers who were smuggled into the United States and forced to work long hours at an egg farm to pay off their smuggling debts. In an interview with Journalist’s Resource, the film’s authors offer insights into the investigative reporting process and the importance of cultural competency in doing high-quality journalism.