investigative investigative  /ɪn ˈvɛ stə ˌɡeɪ tɪv/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) designed to find information or ascertain facts

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Reviewing the coverage of this year's White House scandals set me to thinking about the state of investigative reporting in America.
  2. Reviewing the coverage of this year's White House scandals set me to thinking about the state of investigative reporting in America.
  3. The House committee is not the only investigative body interested in Roger Clinton and pardons.

News

  1. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism dust-up just the latest in press infringement

    The state's Republican-led budget committee may have done no greater favor for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism than voting to evict it from two tiny offices in UW-Madison's Vilas Hall. Since the early morning, back-room decision surfaced last week, the center has received the kind of national attention -- from media and political sources of all ideological stripes -- only ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Isthmus

  2. Docusearch Investigations Debuts New Resource to 36,000 links to Local, State, and National Information Sources

    Premier online investigative services Docusearch.com has recently added a complimentary resource leading to countless sources for information regarding arrest records, most wanted, driving infractions, child support neglect, and more. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Docusearch/free-resources/prweb10819049.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Sad lesson in the Legislature's attack on the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

    The other day my boss, Andy Hall, responded to an email from the Simpson Street Free Press . This always readable, often impressive paper put out by young people in some of Madison's poorest neighborhoods had asked Hall about state lawmakers' surprise move against his group, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Isthmus

Quotes

  1. The TFTP has "provided critical investigative leads -- more than 1,550 to EU Member States -- since its creation after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks," Obama said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. Asked if he misses the life of a foreign correspondent, Forsyth said: "Investigative journalism is like a drug. When you write, it's very hard to walk way."
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Frederick Forsyth Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We're doing the normal investigative steps that you would expect in a case like this," New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly told CNN.
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Raymond Kelly Source: International Herald Tribune

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