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English definition of “investigative journalism”

investigative journalism

noun [U]    
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.The press and news reporting investigative journalist     noun [C] The press and news reportingPeople who write for work or pleasure
(Definition of investigative journalism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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