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Sustainability

How Mother Jones Uses Reader Support to Fund Investigative Journalism

Mother Jones is a US outlet known for “smart, fearless journalism.” Monika Bauerlein, its CEO, believes that the kind of investigative journalism they do cannot be funded by traditional commercial means. That’s why it operates as a nonprofit with a heavy focus on reader donations as a revenue stream.

News & Analysis

How a Team from Reuters Investigated Child Labor Abuses in the American South

A Reuters investigation uncovering how large corporations use child labor for chicken processing and auto supply manufacturing was a finalist for the 2023 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Here the reporters give insights to other journalists who want to explore illegal labor practices in their coverage areas.

Methodology News & Analysis

How to Report on Scientific Findings

When news outlets report that new research studies prove something, they’re almost certainly wrong. They find evidence — sometimes, extraordinarily strong evidence. It’s important journalists understand that science is an ongoing process of collecting and interrogating evidence, with each new discovery building on or raising questions about earlier discoveries.

Case Studies Methodology News & Analysis

Q & A with OCCRP’s Czech Reporter Pavla Holcová

Pavla Holcová is an investigative journalist and founder of the Czech Centre for Investigative Journalism, an independent outlet that does cross-border investigations on organized crime and its impact on the Czech Republic (Czechia) and Slovakia.

Case Studies News & Analysis

How African Independent Media Are Overcoming Growth Challenges

All news companies face challenges when it comes to retaining audiences and building revenue. But African independent media sites may find an even steeper hill to climb and must look for fresh solutions. During the final installment of INMA’s 2022 Africa Webinar series, two experts from the continent shared their advice.