Investigative Impact: The Role of Investigative Journalism in Fostering Change – and How to Measure It

This reports examines the role of investigative journalism in fostering change and presents different ways of measuring its impact.

It shows that there is an increased recognition that investigative reporting has far-reaching social impact, far in excess of the amounts invested in it by the news media. And because of this serious impact, the field is increasingly seen as a foundational element in social accountability,curbing corruption, and democracy-building.

Year Country Author Type
2017 Global Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 2 accountability, corruption, democracy, impact, investigative journalism Download/link