What Media Never Reported About McDonald’s Spilled Coffee Lawsuit

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Taking the Lid Off the McDonald’s Coffee Case by RETROREPORT In 1992, Stella Liebeck spilled scalding McDonald’s coffee in her lap and later sued the company, attracting a flood of negative attention. It turns out, there’s more to […]

Your Information, Bought and Paid For: The Ghost Market of Selling Data

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Everything We Know About What Data Brokers Know About You by Lois Beckett for ProPublica Sept. 13: This story has been updated. It was originally published on March 7, 2013. We’re continuing to learn new details about how the American government is collecting […]

Who Controls the Money? Using Investigative Journalism to Report on Organized Crime

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By: GIJN STAFF for Global Investigative Journalism Network Tactical Technology Video Looks at Investigative Journalism The Tactical Technology Collective, a Berlin-based group of tech activists, is producing a series of web documentaries on “new forms of investigative journalism.” Its first video, Our Currency […]