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REVIEW: A real inspiration for the next generation of NZ journalists

Volume 23, Issue 2

November, 2017

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Matthews, L. (2017). REVIEW: A real inspiration for the next generation of NZ journalists. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 23(2), 217-219. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v23i2.345
Author(s): Louise Matthews
Publication date: 
November, 2017

A Moral Truth: 150 years of Investigative Journalism in New Zealand, edited by James Hollings. Auckland: Massey University Press. 2017. 448 pages. ISBN: 978-0-9941-4158-3

TWO executions 40 years apart; the country’s worst aviation disaster; people wrongly imprisoned; the plight of tenants in slum housing; the pollution of our waterways; health scandals resulting in deaths; corporate scandals, sometimes likewise; and so much more. They are all examples of the investigative journalism to be found in this book, in fact 33 fascinating examples.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v23i2.345