The Tip Off
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Welcome to The Tip Off- the podcast where we take you behind the scenes of some of the best investigative journalism from recent years. Each episode we’ll be digging into an investigative scoop- hearing from the journalists behind the work as they tell us about the leads, the dead-ends and of course, the tip offs. There’ll be car chases, slammed doors, terrorist cells, meetings in dimly lit bars and cafes, wrangling with despotic regimes and much more. So if you’re curious about the fun, complicated detective work that goes into doing great investigative journalism- then this is the podcast for you.
||CleanEp.13 Voices in the ether||When you set out on an investigation you usually start with a hypothesis- an idea that you will test and challenge as you go. But not Paul Myles… Working for On Our Radar, Paul set out to tell the story of dementia in the UK. Hours spent on trains,||10 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 The sound of news||Leah Borromeo sees journalism differently to most. Or rather she hears it. Leah and colleagues are working on a project to tell investigative journalism through music. So Maeve went along to the studio, to hear just exactly what that means. Read a.||27 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.11 Putting a price on health||Ep. 11 Putting a price on health Billy Kenber set out to look into one story and ended up finding another. Hidden within open datasets was proof of a practice that was costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds a year. Battling to put the piece.||13 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10 Brown paper envelopes||Jennifer Williams, of the Manchester Evening News, was hearing horrible stories coming from two hospitals in her patch. Rumour had it, there was a damning report out there... but getting hold of it would be easier said than done. Sources, FOI battles.||30 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp.9 When the roof came down||Ep.9 When the roof came down In late July I read a Facebook post that would send me on a three month journey- from town council steps, to bland hotels to dirty council flats- I followed the stories of women fleeing domestic violence only to be let down.||26 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.8 The stories untold||Ep.8 The stories untold It’s one thing breaking a story- but how do you keep reporting a story that unfurls over years and not days? Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi explains how she travelled to the vast refugee camps of Ethiopia before Rossalyn Warren take||27 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.7 Codename Prometheus||Ep. 7 Codename: Prometheus Everyone’s heard of the Panama Papers- the stories from the biggest data lead in history rocked the world. But how did it happen? Where did the data appear from? How do you sift through 11.5m files? And how on earth do you||20 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.6 Caught offside?||Ep. 6 Caught offside? A two year investigation took reporters undercover as they met with top football managers and agents. Claire Newell explains how the Daily Telegraph’s investigation team exposed the murky world of British football, ending in the||13 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.5 It started with a body||Ep. 5 It started with a body It started with a body and ended up in a months long investigation exploring the scale of homelessness in a London borough. We follow Emma Youle as one simple story grows and morphs into an award-winning campaign. Read a.||5 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.4 Knock Knock||Ep.4 Knock knock Jane Bradley is stood on doorstep in West London. She is about to knock and tell a mother that she suspects her son is one of the world’s most wanted terrorists. We follow Jane’s progress as she tracks down not one but two of the||29 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.3 Back to the source||Ep.3 Back to the source The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s Abigail Fielding-Smith finds a vital source, who lets her into the world of the Pentagon’s top-secret propaganda machine. With: Abigail Fielding-Smith Read all about it: http://la||22 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.2 The stuff of horror movies||Ep. 2 The stuff of horror movies Piece by piece the Washington Post’s Louisa Loveluck puts together the picture of a horrifying Syrian torture facility, in a setting you wouldn’t expect. WARNING: This episode includes descriptions of violence and||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.1 Follow the money||Ep.1 Follow the money Wigs, car chases and rucksacks stuffed with cash. Buzzfeed’s Heidi Blake explains how she exposed the questionable financial practices of one of the Conservative Party’s largest donors. With: Heidi Blake Read all about it:||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing soon... The Tip Off||Welcome to The Tip Off, a new weekly podcast that delves into the stories behind some of the biggest headlines in British journalism.||11 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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