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 takes up the baton, reporting from the perilous sea-crossings on the Mediterranean. Working freelance, both women struggle to do the stories they care about while making a living. WARNING: This episodes contains descriptions of domestic violence. Read all about it: http://www.newstatesman.com/world/africa/2017/03/i-want-try-live-or-die-how-refugees-decide-whether-make-dangerous-trip-europe http://www.elleuk.com/life-and-culture/culture/longform/a36785/moroccan-teen-girl-fleeing-slavery/ Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Music: Dice Muse, Clare Marks and Komiku Audio of sea rescues from Medicins Sans Frontier https://soundcloud.com/claremarks
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.