Hell is for the inquisitive

Winston, Brian (2018) Hell is for the inquisitive. In: Investigative journalism today: speaking truth to power! Bite Sized Books. ISBN UNSPECIFIED

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In this first chapter, Professor Brian Winston, himself a former ‘World in Action’ producer, provides a brilliant tour d’horizon of the history of investigative journalism from St Augustine warning of ‘hell for the inquisitive’ in 400 CE to today’s hyper-competitive media landscape and laments: ‘As we witness the disappearance of newspaper investigative teams, it turns out it is not fear of hell-fire curbing curiosity … it’s a lack of cash.’

Keywords:Investigative journalism
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (Journalism)
ID Code:31914
Deposited On:27 Apr 2018 11:21

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