November 15, 2022
Opinion: Jim West’s Story — How Anonymity Poisoned Everything
Undercover work and anonymous sourcing are invaluable when it comes to journalism. The public has the right to know a lot. Additionally, the safety of a city, especially when it comes to potentially predatory public officials, is paramount. Even so, stories need to be sourced smartly. This one was not.
July 31, 2022
More Than 60 Years Later, John Howard Griffin’s Exploratory “Black Like Me” Still Cuts Skin Deep
In 1959, a white man posed as a Black man in the Jim Crow South to experience racism firsthand. His story still resonates today.
December 15, 2021
Vietnamese Journalist Pays the Price for Infiltrating a Multi-billion Dollar Underground Tiger Trafficking Network
One night a small band of customers traveled across Ho Chi Minh City to meet with a man who called […]
December 8, 2021
Opinion: Going Undercover To Reveal Lies About a Doctor’s Legal Records
Are all doctors honest about their legal records? One Massachusetts reporter went undercover to find out.
December 6, 2021
Opinion: Undercover Journalist Stuart Goldman Lies Down With the Tabloids and Gets Up Exposed
“What I didn’t know was that I had embarked upon a journey that would eat up, cancer-like, the next 5 years of my life,” Goldman tells Spy.