Observations about journalism by some of the most distinguished American reporters and editors of the past half century.
- hear from these journalists -
Short documentaries about specific moments in contemporary U.S. history in which independent, original reporting spoke truth to power.
- learn more about these moments in history -
View interactive timelines of major events covered in the U.S.
- view the timelines -
Learn more about how this project was developed.
- more about the project -
Watch a video introduction about Investigating Power with Executive Producer Charles Lewis.
- video introduction -
New Site Chronicles Greatest Investigative Reporting
"Well, now there is an online site, called Investigating Power...It's a big, online archive where we can hear and see these interviews with all kinds of reporters. And some of them are - obviously, Woodward and Bernstein, and Dana Priest, from the Washington Post. These are terrific reporters."