CNN To Expand I-Team by 12 Reporters

As the Trump Administration ratchets up its war on the press, top target CNN is re-dedicating itself to watchdog journalism by sharply expanding its investigative unit and hiring as contributing editors Pulitzer Prize winners Carl Bernstein and Jim Steele. The network says it will add at least a dozen reporters to a consolidated investigative team. Says Bernstein: "Hopefully, other networks will do the same."

Source: NPR

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Think Tank Investigative Journalism: NSA Spying

Did the NSA's blanket surveillance really stop terrorists? Check out this work by an investigative team led by CNN contributor Peter Bergen at the New America Foundation. Here's more evidence of how investigative journalists are finding new outlets -- and new bases of support -- to do public interest journalism.

Source: New America Foundation

Posted on: January 18, 2014