The Tip Off

Ep. 34 The start of a scandal

av The Tip Off | Publicerades 8/29/2019

Amelia Gentleman’s work exposing the Windrush Scandal is some of the most impactful and well-renowned journalism of recent years. But where did it all begin? Amelia explains how a simple email she received while on holiday, set off a chain of events that would lead to arguably the biggest story of her illustrious career. Read all about it: Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Production support: Alice Milliken Theme music: Dice Muse This series of The Tip-Off is brought to you with support from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and funding from Charities Aid Foundation.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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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.