A watchdog's guide to investigative reporting : a simple by Derek Forbes. PDF

By Derek Forbes.

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ISBN-13: 9780958493666

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The SCOPA Report, which according to Woods was incomplete, allowed the ANC government to claim that it had been exonerated (Sunday Times, 3 March 2002). Watchdog’s Guide to Investigative Reporting 25 In the wake of the Yengeni affair, further arms deal investigative reports by the Sunday Times, Business Day, The Star, Die Beeld, Mail & Guardian, Noseweek and others have kept track of developments in pursuit of the truth. The ruling party, the African National Congress, revealed a serious weakness when it let Yengeni off the hook.

According to Moagi: [It is difficult] especially when you are a mom ... when you have to leave your family for a long [time] is not easy especially when your children are very young. When you investigate some stories, as a female journalist you do get unnecessary difficulties and threats. When I was investigating gangsters in the townships ... I got threats that a male reporter would not have gotten, like rape ... Watchdog’s Guide to Investigative Reporting and owner of Metical, Carlos Cardoso, was gunned down in Maputo in November 2000.

The kind of pressure one might feel exerted from governmental forces might include, in Zimbabwe’s case, a glut of legal edicts that criminalise forms of reportage that are critical of the status quo, and harassment of colleagues might cow other journalists. The private sector is always happy with stories that put them in a good light, and any negative reports might translate into an advertising boycott by a company that might have been reported on in a negative manner, putting pressure on how one might decide to handle stories dealing with the corporate sector.

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