Digging Deeper: A Canadian Reporters Research Guide by Robert CribbDigging Deeper: A Canadian Reporters Research Guide by Robert Cribb

Digging Deeper: A Canadian Reporters Research Guide

byRobert Cribb, Dean Jobb, David Mckie

Paperback | December 12, 2014

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Now it its third edition, Digging Deeper continues to offer Canadian journalism students the tools they need to enter the fast-paced world of investigative reporting. Written by a team of award-winning journalists, this comprehensive guide outlines how to develop story ideas, conductresearch, pitch stories, and turn raw information into compelling investigative reports for print, radio, television, and the Web.
Robert Cribb is an award-winning investigative reporter at the Toronto Star. In addition to actively working in the field, he is also a journalism instructor at Ryerson University. Dean Jobb is a former reporter, editor, and columnist for the Halifax Herald and teaches investigative reporting and editing at the University of King's Co...
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Title:Digging Deeper: A Canadian Reporters Research GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.73 inPublished:December 12, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199008493

ISBN - 13:9780199008490

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsPart One: Getting Started1. An Introduction to Investigative Journalism2. The Nuts and Bolts of InvestigationsPart Two: The Key Primary Resources3. Building a Foundation: Gathering Information Already Published or Broadcast4. Using Public Records5. Accessing Laws and Justice System Records6. Digging into the Past: Using Historical ResourcesPart Three: Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Special Investigations7. Researching and Finding People8. Getting People to Talk: The Art of the Interview9. Following the Money: Seeing the Business Angle in Any Story10. Getting Behind Closed Doors: Using the Information Laws11. Data JournalismPart Four: Putting It All to Work12. Organizing, Writing, and Libel-Proofing the Investigative StoryAppendix A: Finance FactsNotesIndex

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"Digging Deeper is very useful because it is designed for Canadian journalists. . . . I like the focus on investigative reporting - both simple and highly technical - as well as the Canadian laws and regulations that students need to know." --Gillian Steward, Mount Royal University