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Crocodyl: Collaborative research on corporations
Crocodyl is a collaboration sponsored by CorpWatch, the Center for Corporate Policy and the Corporate Research Project. Our aim is to stimulate collaborative research among NGOs, journalists, activist...
The Database Development Company
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." - Albert Einstein. This quote is especially true in our modern, wired, world with a seemingly lim...
Police State: US Government-Funded Database Created to Track "Subversive Propaganda" Online
MacEgan, Matthew
The creation of the Truthy database by Indiana University researchers has drawn sharp criticism from free-speech advocates and others concerned over government censorship of political expression. Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
They're Going to be Stuffing Our Kids
Kuehn, Larry
Will technology in the classroom be a boon to educators in the future, or a disaster waiting to happen?

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Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...
Planetary Association for Clean Energy
International, independent collaborative advanced scientific thinking network. Facilitates implementation of clean science & technology. Current thrusts: electromagnetic fields in housing, ELF bioeffe...
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Be annoying, and don't give up
Birnbauer, Bill
Bill Birnbauer, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Monash University in Australia, shares the methodology and techniques which have served him best as an investigative journalist.
The biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
Segnini, Giannina
Giannina Segnini is the director of the investigative team at La Nación newspaper in Costa Rica. This month she was awarded one of Latin America's most prestigious distinctions, the Gabriel Garcia Mar...
Can You Recommend a Good Book on Indexing?
Collected Reviews on the Organization of Information
Weinberg, Bella Hass
In-depth reviews focusing on key considerations in the organization and retrieval of organization.
CorpWatch Announces Version 2.0 of the CrocTail Corporate Subsidiaries Database and Open API
Sources News Release
CorpWatch announces the release of a second version of the CrocTail application and open CorpWatch API. CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information about several hundred thousand U.S. publ...
Information about Corporations and their Subsidiaries
CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information parsed from SEC filings about several hundred thousand U.S. publicly traded corporations and their foreign subsidiaries. Information from compan...
The Magazine of Electronic Database Reviews
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How to investigate companies on Lexis
Willson, Kate
A video guide to searching the Lexis database for companies.
Invisible or Deep Web
What it is, Why it exists, How to find it, and Its inherent ambiguity
It pays to look beyond so-called ‘experts’ in the field
Nordberg, Jenny
New York-based Jenny Nordberg discusses how she applies knowledge of human behaviour to her interviews, the thrill of finding disturbing things just under the surface, the pretentiousness of the term ...
Mastering disaster: How to get the facts to cover humanitarian crises
Williams, Margot
In a midst of a humanitarian crisis like the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, information on the disaster pours to and from the media. The situation is in flux and the needs are great, and troubling frag...
Open up as much dialogue with reporters in other countries as possible
Paul, Radu
Paul Radu of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project walks his talk when it comes to sharing information and know-how. Here the Investigative Dashboard creator shares how he tracks down t...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
News about search engines, databases, and other information collections.
Seeding Data Journalism in Panama
Crucianelli, Sandra
Journalist talks about a need for data-driven journalists. She highlights her experience teaching teams how to do this in Panama in time for the Panama elections.
Spies for Hire
Company profiles and articles related to intelligence outsourcing.
Spies for Hire: New Online Database of U.S. Intelligence Contractors
Sources News Release
Starting today, journalists, activists, and corporate researchers will be able to use the Internet site to track the nation#s most important intelligence contractors.