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English definition of “investigative journalism”

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