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Democracy's Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism

Democracy

by James T. Hamilton,
The Huffington Post, October 18, 2016

Investigative journalism is an endangered species. Facing declines in subscribers and reductions in advertising revenues, many newspapers have disappeared. Others have cut back staff and authorized less in depth reporting. Ditto the network news and radio (with the notable exception of non-profits).

 

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