21st Century Muckrakers

A multi-part series about investigative and watchdog reporting published in multiple print issues in 2009.

Creating an Investigative Narrative

By and 21st Century Muckrakers June 15, 2008

On the second morning of the Nieman Foundation's three-day 2008 Conference on Narrative Journalism, Anne Hull, a 1995 Nieman Fellow, and Dana Priest, who investigated and wrote The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage that exposed harsh conditions for injured soldiers and Marines at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, spoke about "Creating an Investigative Narrative." Read more

Watchdog Photo Gallery

21st Century Muckrakers March 15, 2008

Our visual journey moves from the late 19th and early 20th century muckraking era to the Watergate coverage of the early 1970’s, which swept into newsrooms a wave of young journalists hoping to do watchdog reporting during a time when … Read more