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investigative journalism

noun [U] uk   us  
a type of journalism that tries to discover information of public interest that someone is trying to hide: Conspiracy is a popular subject for investigative journalism.
investigative journalist
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “investigative journalism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 調查性報道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调查性报道…
(Definition of investigative journalism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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