Our Currency is Information

Our currency is Information is the first episode of the documentary film series Exposing the Invisible by Tactical Tech. In this episode, you will learn about methods for investigating corruption and organised crime. You will meet Paul Radu from the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, one of the most inspiring investigative reporters from Romania.

Our currency is Information is the first episode of the documentary film series Exposing the Invisible by Tactical Tech. In this episode you will learn about methods for investigating corruption and organised crime. You will meet Paul Radu from the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, one of the most inspiring investigative reporters from Romania.

After watching the film, find out more about methods used by his team and learn more about collaborative reporting. Have a look at the extensive interview with Paul, divided into ten thematic chapters. And to find out about the tools and tactics used by investigative reporters go straight to our Resource page.

First published on July 10, 2015

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