Journalism students are routinely told to “follow the money” when training, and although initiative and cunning should be the key tools in the toolbox it never hurts to just be told where to look.
At the recent Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Paul Radu, of the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project in Romania, and the University of Missouri’s Marty Steffens gave a presentation on some of the best tools for tracing transactions, uncovering the business deals and researching international business.
Brazilian Journalism student Amanda Rocha originally wrote it up for the conference website in Portuguese and it has now been reposted at the University of Texas in English.Tags: advice, Business, journalism tips, research, tool
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