Revenue Streams Funding Investigative Journalism
Posted: 9/6/2013 | By: Sarah Marshall | Journalism.co.uk
Investigative journalism is expensive. Journalists may spend months working on a story, travelling around the world to speak to key sources. Some lines of enquiry may lead to dead ends, and others result in legal costs once published.
Few would dispute the importance of ensuring such stories are told, but can digital platforms, which can be notoriously difficult places to make journalism pay, support such costly ventures?