Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Reporters have worked as migrant laborers and shadowed undocumented workers crossing the border into the United States.

The work of groups such as James O'Keefe's Project Veritas and Lila Rose's LiveAction and their undercover operations.

A gathering of the undercover and experiential reporting of Elizabeth Cochrane, later Seaman, who wrote under the pen name of Nellie Bly.

Reporters encounter or inhabit the lives of very hard-laboring others.

Undercover journalism has been the subject of heated discussions, especially since the late 1970s, and whenever an undercover sting causes a stir.

From 1968 to present day, reporters have gone undercover to expose the corruption and mistreatment that occurs within nursing homes.

Journalists from the United States and Australia get inside the post-Civil War practice of recruiting Pacific Islanders to work the world's non-U.S. plantations on extended contracts of indenture.

Medicare and Medicaid fraud have been perennial reporting topics since the 1960s, often requiring undercover techniques to amass specific details.