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  • Artbluff.com

    Lauritz.com strives to become the World’s largest online auction house and the Swedish CEO has described their ambition as becoming the IKEA of the art world. Just like the traditional auction houses Lauritz.com is ensuring that online customers can trust them. All the art sold by them has been thoroughly examined by their experts and the story behind each piece has been checked, they claim. But is that true? The story about Lauritz.com highlights the importance of investigative journalism in the field of consumer journalism in the digital age.
  • IKEA-Made in Sweden

    SVT investigates the structure behind the IKEA company, which had never been done before. What was found was massive wealth from avoiding taxes and secret foundations.
  • The Killer at Thurston High

    "In May 1998, a year before the massacre at Columbine High, 15-year-old Kip Kinkel murdered his mother and father, and then opened fire at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, killing two fellow students and wounding 25 others. In this first in-depth television examination of a school shooter, FRONTLINE reveals the intimate inside story of how the 'shy6 and likeable' Kip Kinkel from a solid middle-class family became the boy police call 'a cold-hearted killer.'"