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Case Studies

Prepare yourself from traumatic experiences

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Cait McMahon from the Dart Center of Journalism and Trauma explains how journalists can prepare themselves from possible traumatic experiences during investigations. Watch the video for her recommendations and find out what she thinks are the responsibilities of an editorial department during an investigation. You want to know more about the work of the Dart […]

Tips on how to find sources

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Lkhagva Erdene told us how he finds his sources. Watch the video to know where the Mongolian journalists looks for his contact persons and what he thinks about anonymous sources. Find out more about sources in Chapter 3. In Chapter 6 you get information on how to protect your sources. Follow the journalists on Twitter: […]

How to proof a fact

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Fact-checking expert David Schraven from Correcti!v explains in the video how a fact can be proven. Follow the journalists on Twitter: @David_Schraven

Panama Papers: How to convert datasets into stories

by KAS Media Programme Asia

We talked with Bastian Obermayer from the Süddeutsche Zeitung about how the Panama Papers investigation team converted the datasets  into stories. He remembers: “When we started with the Panama Papers we were no data-specialists, so we hired someone. We hired Vanessa Wormer. Without her we would have had some stories, but we would have never […]

Lkhagva Erdene’s recommendations for Mongolian journalists

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Listen what Lkhagva Erdene has to say to Mongolian journalists. Follow the journalists on Twitter: @Lkhagva  

Traumatic experiences during investigations

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Cait McMahon from the Dart Center of Journalism and Trauma explains what trauma is and how an investigative journalist can identify it. If you are suffering from the mentioned symptoms the Dart Center of Journalism and Trauma can support you on further steps.

Step by step: How to fact-check correctly

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Fact-checking expert David Schraven from Correct!v explains the essential steps to find out whether a fact is true or false. Follow the journalists on Twitter: @David_Schraven Read Chapter 5 for more research tips.

How to identify fake documents

by KAS Media Programme Asia

Have you ever doubted the originality of a document during your research? The Mongolian investigative journalist Lkhagva Erdene gives tips on how to identify fake documents. For more information on how to verify hints, leaks and facts read Chapter 2 or watch the interview with Kunda Dixit on whistleblowers and leaks as well as our […]

Be critical of whistleblowers and leaks

by KAS Media Programme

We talked with Kunda Dixit, Editor and Publisher of Nepali Times, about how to find an investigative story and how to deal with leaks or whistleblowers. Check out Chapter 6 for more information on whistleblowers. Follow the journalist on Twitter: @kundadixit

The essential character traits of investigative journalists

by KAS Media Programme

We talked with Kunda Dixit, Editor and Publisher of Nepali Times, about investigative journalism and which character traits are essential for an investigative journalist. What to know more about the difference between investigative journalists and other journalist? Check out chapter 1 for more information. Follow the journalist on Twitter: @kundadixit