RJI Digital Newsbook Catalog

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The Digital Newsbooks in this catalog are free to download unless otherwise noted. The cover images are hyperlinked directly to the newsbooks or to the participating news organization's Web pages where the newsbooks can be accessed. They can be opened and comfortably read within any PDF viewer; however, they are best read within PDF viewers that support hyperlinks. For Apple iPad owners we recommend the iBooks or Goodreader app.

Islam for Journalists

Islam for Journalists

Social Science Research Council

2013: A primer for covering Muslim communities in America. Editors: Lawrence Pintak and Stephen Franklin.

Mystery in the Fields

Mystery in the Fields

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2013: A rare form of kidney disease is killing laborers and crippling communities in Central America, Sri Lanka and India.

Breathless and Burdened

Breathless and Burdened

Center for Public Integrity

2013: This yearlong investigation examines how doctors and lawyers have helped defeat benefit claims of miners sick and dying of black lung.

Cracking the Codes

Cracking the Codes

Center for Public Integrity

2013: This investigation documents how some medical professionals have used coding practices to collect billions of dollars in questionable fees.

Hard Labor

Hard Labor

Center for Public Integrity

2013: The stories in this newsbook explore the threats to workers — and the corporate and regulatory factors that endanger them.

Secrecy for Sale

Secrecy for Sale

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2013: A huge cache of secret files obtained and analyzed by reporters exposes the global impact of offshore tax havens.

Telling the Truth and Nothing But

Telling the Truth and Nothing But

American Copy Editors Society

2013: Practical guidelines for addressing plagiarism and fabrication within news organizations and journalism education.

Consider the Source

Consider the Source

Center for Public Integrity

2013: This projects seeks to “out” shadowy political organizations that have flourished in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

Skin & Bone

Skin & Bone

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2012: An investigation into the shadowy trade in human body parts.

Looting the Seas

Looting the Seas

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2012: This award-winning investigation examiners the forces that are rapidly depleting the oceans of fish.

Debt Deception

Debt Deception

Center for Public Integrity

2011: A look at how massive corporations and shady lending practices have contributed to the decay of the financial system.

The Truth Left Behind

The Truth Left Behind

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2011: Inside the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl.

Inside Scientology

Inside Scientology

Tampa Bay Times (formerly St. Petersburg Times)

2010: High-ranking defectors provide an unprecedented inside look at the Church of Scientology and its leader, David Miscavige.

Sexual Assault on Campus

Sexual Assault on Campus

Center for Public Integrity

2010: A frustrating search for justice. A culture of secrecy surrounds higher education’s handling of sexual assault cases.

Visual Journalism

Visual Journalism

Nieman Reports

2010: Fresh approaches and new business strategies for the multimedia age.

Computer-Assisted Reporting

Computer-Assisted Reporting [$15.00]

Investigative Reports and Editors

2010: Brant Houston’s textbook based on nearly two decades of data analysis and news reporting experience.

Danger in the Dust

Danger in the Dust

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2010: Inside the global asbestos trade and the human toll it is taking.

The New Muckrakers

The New Muckrakers [$12.00]

Investigative Reports and Editors

2010: A new edition of Leonard Downie Jr.’s classic textbook that provides an inside look at some of the most significant works of investigative journalism.

Tobacco Underground

Tobacco Underground

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

2009: Investigations that chart the frontlines of the global trade in smuggled cigarettes.

For Their Own Good

For Their Own Good

Tampa Bay Times (formerly St. Petersburg Times)

2009: An investigation into child abuse at the Florida School of Boys.

A Woman’s World

A Woman’s World

The Washington Post

2009: Articles on the struggle for equality around the globe.

Who’s Behind the Financial Meltdown

Who’s Behind the Financial Meltdown

Center for Public Integrity

2009: How Wall Street’s greed fueled the subprime disaster.

Let’s Talk: Journalism and Social Media

Let’s Talk: Journalism and Social Media

Nieman Reports

2009: How social media is transforming the way people receive and share news and information.

100 Days

100 Days

The Washington Post

2009: Articles from the Post examine President Obama’s first month’s in office.

Understanding Crime Statistics: A Reporter’s Guide

Understanding Crime Statistics: A Reporter’s Guide [$10.00]

Investigative Reports and Editors

2009: One in an ongoing series of beat books and reporting guides by Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Voyages of Discovery into New Media

Voyages of Discovery into New Media

Nieman Reports

2009: How news organizations and journalists are adapting to the new realities of the digital revolution.

The Girl in the Window

The Girl in the Window

Tampa Bay Times (formerly St. Petersburg Times)

2008: The story of Danielle Lierow. known as the feral child. A 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner.

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The New York Times

2008: Articles from the Times that examine the causes of the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression.

The DNA Age

The DNA Age

The New York Times

2008: The articles in this Pulitzer Prize-winning series by Amy Harmon explore the impact of new genetic technology on American life.

A Toxic Pipeline

A Toxic Pipeline

The New York Times

2008: The articles in this Pulitzer Prize-winning series examine how dangerous pharmaceutical ingredients from China have flowed into the global market.

21st Century Muckrakers

21st Century Muckrakers

Nieman Reports

2008: Who are they and how do they do their work?

The Search for True North: New Directions in a New Territory

The Search for True North: New Directions in a New Territory

Nieman Reports

2008: Articles about the future of journalism and the news media.

The Private Armies of Iraq

The Private Armies of Iraq

The Washington Post

2007: This Pulitzer Prize-winning series sheds light on the private security contractors who fight a parallel and largely hidden war in Iraq.

The Space Age

The Space Age

The New York Times

2007: On October 4, 1957, a tiny satellite stunned the world. 50 years later, Science Times looks back — and ahead.

Las Vegas Half a World Away

Las Vegas Half a World Away

Las Vegas Review-Journal

2007: How some of Nevada’s largest gaming companies have helped the Chinese enclave of Macau pass the Strip in annual gaming revenues.

Sleep

Sleep

The New York Times

2007: This Times special report looks at a cascade of new research that is trying to answer questions about sleep — and, in the process, is raising new ones.

Six Killers

Six Killers

The New York Times

2007: This Times special report examines the leading causes of illness and death in the United States.

Memphis & the World

Memphis & the World

The Commercial Appeal

2007: How one Southern city sends ripples around the globe

Islam

Islam

Nieman Reports

2007: Articles that address reporting about Islam in context and with complexity.