Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

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

Among the most common of poses: journalists who elect to live as tramps, the homeless, or the abject poor.

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

Journalists who infiltrated U.S.-based Nazi bunds, the Ku Klux Klan, the Gomorrah, and other secret societies and closed groups.

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

Across the world, journalists have used undercover techniques to expose individual predators and as well as major sex crime rings.

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