n Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Investigative journalism as a democratic practice : a Mail & Guardian case study (2002-2003)
|Article Title||Investigative journalism as a democratic practice : a Mail & Guardian case study (2002-2003)|
|© Publisher:||University of Johannesburg|
|Journal||Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Jul 2005|
|Pages||154 - 170|
The theme of this article is investigative journalism and the importance of this particular type of journalism for upholding democratic practices. By giving a theoretical foundation and by using a case study, the author shows that investigative journalism plays an important role in furthering democratic ideals and in bringing about change in society.
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