A video of an extrajudicial killing haunts Aliaume Leroy - but how do you get to the truth from a short film posted on social media? Aliaume found himself banding together with open source investigators across the world in a race to uncover the truth behind the atrocity. This is the story of how they did it. Read all about it :
Ep.32 "Brother needs help"
Back in 2000 Jim DeRogatis received a fax that would change the course of his career forever. This is the story of how one journalist stayed on a story for decades, continuing to report allegations of abuse while the rest of the world covered its ears. Read all about it :
Brexit. It is all anyone is talking about. But while politicians argue and wring their hands, what is going on behind the scenes? Alice Ross and Lawrence Carter, part of Greenpeace's Unearthed team, set out to find out and discovered one way that lobbyists might try to get their ideas in front of the right people. Read all about it:
Ep.30 A Post Antibiotic Era
Madlen Davies has been reporting on a concerning topic for years: the rise of antibiotic resistance and superbugs. Her reporting started in the UK but she soon realised she would need to travel further to get the real story. Here she talks about one international reporting trip... a story with a tragic ending. Read all about it:
Ashley Fantz often covers police press conferences as part of her day job at CNN. But a few years ago she would attend one that would set her on a months long journey, forensically piecing together the evidence to reveal the systematic destruction of vital police evidence. This is the story of how a team at CNN revealed widespread issues in sexual assault investigations, across the USA. WARNING: This episode contains descriptions of sexual assault and listener discretion is advised. Read all about it : https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2018/11/investigates/police-destroyed-rapekits/index.html Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Production support: Cheeka Eyers Music: Dice Muse This series of The Tip-Off is brought to you in association with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and funding from Charities Aid Foundation. For information regarding your data privacy, visit