Source:2199Josh Meyer, Angie Moreschi, Marta Jewson, Michael Hudson
Affiliation:NBC News, James Hoyer Law Firm, The Lens, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Finding, cultivating – and protecting – whistleblowers is both a science and an art, and it has long been a cornerstone of good watchdog journalism. Doing it right can often mean the difference between a decent story and a great, and potentially prize-winning, one. But mishandling well-placed sources who leak information has all sorts of pitfalls for everyone involved. Learn the nuts and bolts of working with whistleblowers from some of the best – journalists who have used them with great success on the local, national and international level.