Investigative Reporting 2.0
When you’re digging for background information on a topic, try using Google Books. You might be surprised at what you can find.
A treasure trove of public documents are included in the Google Books database. (Here’s an example.) It’s great because you can search for specific keywords, browse through pages and pages of historical records, and download ’em as PDF documents.
Unfettered access to those in power, a push for government transparency and a vigorous defense of the First Amendment are perhaps more important now than ever before. Join us as we fight for the public’s right to know as an SPJ Supporter. Or, if you’re a journalist, we welcome you to stand with us as a Professional, Student or Retired Member.