Eight Interactive Investigative Stories To Check Out

Need some inspiration on making your next immersive investigative piece pop? This seriously impressive selection from Latin America includes stories about forced sterilization in Peru, the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in the Amazon and Big Pharma’s stranglehold in the region.

Better Recording, Better Transcribing: A Digital Toolbox for Bringing Home the Perfect Interview

Before the emergence of digital tools, recording and (especially) transcribing an interview was a tedious affair. The little microcassette tapes were of dubious reliability—and yes, I once had one fail on me during a crucial and contentious encounter. Transcribing was worse, as you’d sit there constantly hitting the “play” and “rewind” buttons, an imprecise process that risked damage to the tape.