Investigative Reporting in Canada: Case Studies by Maxine RuvinskyInvestigative Reporting in Canada: Case Studies by Maxine Ruvinsky

Investigative Reporting in Canada: Case Studies

byMaxine Ruvinsky

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Through a series of interviews with top Canadian investigative journalists, Investigative Reporting in Canada engages students as they evaluate key investigative reporting techniques and challenges, while at the same time inspiring them to employ these techniques in their own work. Eachchapter focuses on an award-winning article or series, and includes a discussion of what prompted the journalist to cover the story, how they conducted their investigation, what obstacles were encountered, what techniques were employed, and what lessons were learned. This is an essential text forany college or university course on investigative reporting.
Maxine Ruvinsky is a former journalist and professor of journalism. She is the author of two other Oxford University Press textbooks: Practical Grammar, 3e, 2014; and Reporting for the Media, Canadian Edition, 2011
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Title:Investigative Reporting in Canada: Case StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceIntroductionPart One: Tracking the Truth: The Literature of Exposure1. The Case of the Disappearing Women (Vancouver Sun, 2001)2. Reinventing our Wheels (Ottawa Citizen/Vancouver Sun, 2001)3. Death Wish: Humans and the Planet (Globe and Mail, 2001)4. Asbestos, Again (Toronto Star, 2003)5. Criminalizing Dissent (Ottawa Citizen and Southam News, 2001)6. Dialling for Dollars (Toronto Star, 2002)7. Tarnishing the Ivory Tower (Globe and Mail, 2001)8. Blind Faith (Hamilton Spectator, 2005)Part Two: Documenting the Truth: Computer Assisted Reporting9. Nowhere to Go (Toronto Star, 2001)10. Nobody's Children (Toronto Star, 2001)11. Recipe for Disaster (Hamilton Spectator, 2001)12. Drive Clean: Smokescreen (Hamilton Spectator, 2004)13. Singled Out: Racial Profiling (Toronto Star, 2002)Part Three: Talking Investigative Journalism14. Conversations with Canadian journalists Julian Sher, Cecil Rosner, Elaine Dewar, David McKie15. ConclusionsAppendix A: Story CitationsAppendix B: Recommended ReadingsReferencesIndex