Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

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

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

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

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

 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. 

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.