Post-Communist Realities: The Perils of Investigative Reporting

Abandoning a Broken Model of Journalism

By Post-Communist Realities: The Perils of Investigative Reporting April 20, 2011

In post-Communist countries from Romania to Russia, Armenia to Georgia, Poland to Hungary, investigative reporters face formidable barriers when corruption is the topic. When evidence of illegal activity points to civic or business leaders, journalists encounter personal and professional perils in bringing such information into public view. Their stories open our eyes to what they live with every day—as do those told in Nieman Reports by investigative journalists from other regions of the world. Read more

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