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Stones will always need turning over - and that’s what journalism’s for

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Stones will always need turning over - and that’s what journalism’s for

Post by Doug D on 31.05.15 15:45

Stones will always need turning over - and that’s what journalism’s for
 
Peter Preston The Guardian
 
Sunday 31 May 2015 09.00 BST
 
Think Fifa and you think of that Sunday Times investigation that lit the blue touchpaper under Sepp Blatter (though he declined to retire immediately). Think grotesque child abuse, horrors still unrolling, and you think of Andrew Norfolk at the Times. Think phone hacking, more horrors unrolling, and Nick Davies of the Guardian takes centre stage. Think of the horror of MPs’ expenses and a squadron of Telegraph hands take a bow.
That’s by no means the end of the line, of course. Here come Edward Snowden and friends. Here are the multinational teams that pursued HSBC in Switzerland – and grimy little Luxembourg secrets in the heart of the dubious duchy. Here’s the Exaro news website rooting around Dolphin Square. Here are BBC cameras in a vile nursing home and BBC reporters, even last week, exposing another great tax finagle. Here, tumbling out of so many media cupboards, month after month. are stories that need to be uncovered, truths that need to be told.
They don’t emerge in a trice, to be sure. The Sunday Times covered more miles than the Tour de France pursuing Lance Armstrong’s doping deceptions. They cost much time and big money (even before the legal eagles take their cut). They are not the prerogative of any one newspaper or news organisation; they’re more a shared enterprise, in spite of the ritual snarling. Sometimes the facts alone produce a result. Sometimes they help prod governments to act, or even (John Whittingdale in the Commons on Thursday) to venture a word of praise.
But mostly, the journalism that turns over stones is not best beloved on high. Its sources can be unearthed, courtesy of all-pervasive terrorist legislation. It is favoured with lip service, not reward. And when it goes wrong – because all enterprises involving human beings can go wrong – the din of condemnation seems incessant. But that’s journalism: the good, the bad, the triumphant, the insupportable. Pause for a moment to think where we’d be without it.
 
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/may/31/investigative-journalism-why-we-need-it
 
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Think Madeleine McCann, think……..sorry, think nobody!
 
Nobody’s got the balls to ‘be a journalist’ and turn over any stones in the case of the McCanns.
 
Now why is that?

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Post by BlueBag on 31.05.15 17:47

Investigative journalism my backside.

FIFA is an easy target and nobody who is anybody is going down on this one (Blatter and his like are nobodies).

That's why this was given the all clear.

Prince William allowed to wade in too!

Plenty of other issues to wade into my dear William... plenty... feel free.... (some closer to home).
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