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a serious series of articles

An investigative journalist has a perceptive, insightful and analytical mind with the strength of motivation to carry on when doors seem to be closed and facts are obscured or even asserted falsely.

Investigative journalism reporters:
  • investigate a topic of interest at great depth
  • spend considerable time researching and preparing a report
  • conduct extensive interviews and research
  • analyze legal, political and social documents
  • scrutinize details in search of facts
  • triangulate on the truth and sometimes identify lapses
The Investigative Journalism Reports:

A Series of Reports
No. 10 in a series – Spring 2014 »

A Series of Reports
No. 9 in a series – Spring 2013 »

A Series of Reports
No. 8 in a series – Spring 2012 »

Living at the University
No. 7 in a series – Spring 2011 »

Lumbee Hall Service
No. 6 in a series – Spring 2011 »

A Collage of Reports
No. 5 in a series – Spring 2010 »

Threats to UNCP
No. 4 in a series – Spring 2009 »

Student Personal Finances
No. 3 in a series – Spring 2008 »

Women in Jeopardy
No. 2 in a series – Spring 2007 »

Birthing a College Town
No. 1 in a series – Spring 2006 »
The topics of the articles in this series by students in the Investigative Journalism (JRN-4600) classes in the Department of Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke have been chosen by the class members and the individuals who wrote them. The themes, covers, sections, pages, images, graphics, videos, wikis, blogs and social media have been designed, prepared, managed and moderated by students in the course and the series themes and article topics have been reported and illustrated by the bylined individuals. Views implied or expressed in these issues are not endorsed by the professor, the department, the university, or possibly anyone else. We are grateful to those persons, agencies and institutions that have graciously provided information and images for these editions. Your comments on this series of articles are welcomed by Professor Anthony Curtis who may be contacted via e-mail at acurtis@uncp.edu or by phone at (910) 521-6616.