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Journalism and the Danger in Truth Seeking

How Much Is Too Much to Sacrifice?

Leah McGrath Goodman | Posted 09.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Leah McGrath Goodman

Should journalists have to sacrifice their rights to liberty and freedom of movement; to safety and privacy; to even their own identities and lives?

Naming and Shaming in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 09.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Daoud Kuttab

When Musab Shawabkeh investigated the growing abuse of Jordan's medical tourism business he had to dress up as a taxi driver and visit local clinics and hospitals with a hidden camera offering patients and finding out how much he could get in commissions.

A Problem of Evidence

Bernice Yeung | Posted 11.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Bernice Yeung

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgEvidence is a powerful way to challenge deeply inhumane wrongdoing. But it also raises the question: What happens when evidence is hard to come by in individual acts of violence, like rapes and sexual assaults?

Seymour Hersh: A Man Still On Fire

Robert Miraldi | Posted 11.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Robert Miraldi

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn the fall of 1969, as men walked on the moon and Ted Kennedy's car slipped off a bridge, Sy Hersh, a 32-year-old hard-nosed reporter, was chasing down the biggest tip of his life.

On A Mission To Uproot Corruption

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Magda Abu-Fadil

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgHow far does a journalist go to prove his/her point and does it constitute entrapment of law enforcement officers, citizens, and others?

Glenn Greenwald And The Value Of Journalism

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Jonathan Weiler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAnas' extraordinary work has me thinking about a debate in America that has acquired new meaning since Glenn Greenwald and others first started reporting in June on the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Is "advocacy" journalism really journalism?

WATCH: Lessons For The American Media From A Brave African Journalist

Anas Aremeyaw Anas | Posted 11.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

2013-09-12-anaspull.jpgIn my TEDTalk, I tell the full story of how it all started. I look back on over 14 years of my undercover reporting. There have been high and low points, but one thing that remains is the kind of impact this kind of journalism brings.