What is an investigative story?
Ida B. Wells
Read/watch for next week
Alert: The following items include racial epithets as well as descriptions of racial and sexual violence and images of war crimes.
Ida B. Wells, Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases, 1892
“Caught on Camera, Traced by Phone: The Russian Military Unit That Killed Dozens in Bucha,” The New York Times, 2022
Optional Reading: Antonio Damasio, Descartes' Error, Introduction, 1994
Lecture / Q&A
What are the essential elements of an investigative story? How do you report one? How do you pitch one?
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