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Librarians as investigative journalists

John Sawatsky

Librarians as investigative journalists

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Published by Saskatchewan Library Association in [Saskatchewan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Canada,
  • Journalism -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby John Sawatsky.
    SeriesMary Donaldson memorial lecture -- 1985
    ContributionsSaskatchewan Library Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17453964M

      Investigative journalism has helped bring down governments, imprison politicians, trigger legislation, reveal miscarriages of justice and shame corporations. Even today, when much of the media colludes with power and when viciousness and sensationalism are staples of formerly high-minded media, investigative journalists can stand up for the.


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