How to Uncover Corruption
By Umar Cheema
Excerpt from The Reporter's Guide to the Millennium Development Goals:
"In a 2011 Transparency International survey, more than 3,000 business executives from around the world were asked to assess the effectiveness of various approaches to weeding out corruption. The result: nearly half (49%) indicated that investigative journalism played a critical role. Respondents from Pakistan (73%) and Brazil (79%), countries where the press reports fiercely on suspected acts of corruption, placed particular faith in the media’s ability to uncover wrongdoing."
Read Cheema's article here for tools journalists can use to uncover corruption.