Acknowledged author Brant Houston wrote Investigative Reporter's Handbook: A Guide to Documents, Databases, and Techniques comprising 576 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0312589972 and 9780312589974. Since then Investigative Reporter's Handbook: A Guide to Documents, Databases, and Techniques textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $10.60 or rent at the marketplace.
Published with Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. (IRE), The Investigative Reporter’s Handbook is the best-selling classroom and newsroom classic. Useful as a textbook in advanced journalism courses and as a reference for professional journalists, this book shows students how to use fundamental news reporting and writing skills like gathering sources, tracking information, and interviewing to pursue investigative stories in a variety of beats — from the government and education to healthcare, the environment and real estate. In addition to discussing the latest techniques and challenges in the profession, the fifth edition is now thoroughly streamlined, making it easier to locate the resources that investigative reporters need to get the story.