Investigating Power is the story of journalists who exposed government lies in the rush to war, documented institutionalized racism and uncovered the truth about deadly products from tobacco to pesticides. Charles Lewis
Investigating Power is an ongoing project created by Charles Lewis. In addition to the 27 journalists profiled and video interviewed, more are being added over the coming years.
Each "Moment of Truth" corresponds to a time in American history when journalists were breaking important stories to reveal public and corporate corruption or deception.
The six sections of the website are McCarthyism, Civil Rights, Vietnam War, Watergate, Corporate Power and Post 9/11. Each section showcases videos of journalists who made significant contributions to the public understanding of national issues.
Also featured are Educator Resource guides: one set for advanced middle school and high school students, and another for undergraduate students.
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