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Investigative Photography: Supporting a Story with Images

There’s nothing like a good photographer to bring alive an investigative story. One of the worst crimes that investigative journalists commit is spending months on a great story, and then only minutes on the presentation. Working with photojournalists who know their craft (along with designers and graphic artists) can be one of the real pleasures of putting a big project together. We’re fortunate that a new handbook on using photography for investigations was just published: Investigative Photography: Supporting a Story with Pictures, by CJ Clarke, Damien Spleeters, and Juliet Ferguson.


IRE Conference Day 2: Resources for Journalists

Here’s our next report from this year’s Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference: The second day at IRE’s 2013 conference is also a busy one, with more than 60 panels and workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities. More than 1,200 journalists are at the San Antonio, Texas, gathering, which today featured mentoring sessions in which senior journalists shared tips and experience with younger ones, lots of data journalism training, and panels ranging from managing investigative teams to following international money trails.


A Global Guide to Investigative Journalism Organizations

Need to contact a journalist abroad for a story? Seeking a contact in a remote part of the world? Here are nonprofit organizations worldwide that work in support of investigative journalism, listed by region. It’s a diverse group that includes nonprofit newsrooms, online publishers, professional associations, NGOs, training institutes, and academic centers in nearly 50 countries.