n Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Investigative journalism as a democratic practice : a Mail & Guardian case study (2002-2003)

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-0069



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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