Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

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.

 An undercover investigation by the Financial Times of behavior toward hostesses at The Presidents Club's annual men-only charity event in London and reaction to the story. 

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

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

Journalists have devised any number of ruses to get inside hospitals and clinics --  as patients or staff members.

These are stings to expose scam artists, quacks and hucksters who prey on the needs or naivete of their customers, clients, or patients.

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