The Role of Media and Investigative Journalism in Combating Corruption

The media and investigative journalism play a crucial role in bringing allegations of corruption to light and fighting against impunity. International consortiums of investigative journalists are an example of an international cooperation that leads to tangible results in bringing financial and economic crime to the attention of the public and law enforcement authorities. Media reporting is an essential—albeit untapped—source of detection in corruption cases.

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Topics Anti-corruption
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Author (corporate) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Publisher Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Publication date 2018
Pagination 20
Keywords Freedom of press,Investigative journalism,Whistleblower,Media reporting,OECD
Date uploaded August 10, 2020, 17:39 (UTC)
Date modified August 12, 2020, 02:19 (UTC)