How to Become an Investigative Journalist

How to Become an Investigative Journalist

Dr Prakash Muthu Swamy

Dr Prakash Muthu Swamy

International Journalist - Expert in Investigative Journalism


Everyday, 3 - 4 PM

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Rs. 962.0 for 60 Minutes Session


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Program Description

Investigative Journalism is a great career choice if you have the mindset for it. It is a highly competitive career path that requires guts, tenacity and determination.

You need the hunger to search for the 'truth', the fearlessness to stand up to oppression, and the conversational fluency to be able to write or speak about your experiences. You need to be able to research on stories that are for the good of the public. You also need to be able to build a network of people who will help you with the procurement of confidential information.

Investigative journalists get jobs in newspapers, magazines, websites and news channels. A lot of them work as independent freelancers as well.

In this 1-Hour Live Class, Kalaimamani state award winner Dr Prakash Muthu Swamy will cover the following topics:

  • Investigative Reporting
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • News Gathering
  • TV Reporting
  • Modern Trends in Journalism, and much more

How it Works

  • Session is suitable for age range 18 to 65.
  • Expert can speak languages English, Tamil.
  • Session would be in English. However, you can request the Expert to converse in any language they know.
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Dr Prakash Muthu Swamy

International Journalist - Expert in Investigative Journalism

Years of Experience
Number of Lives Touched
City of Residence

Dr Prakash Muthu Swamy has been a diplomatic correspondent with the United Nations for two decades. He's a recipient of the Kalaimamani, the highest civilian award in the state of Tamil Nadu.

The US Congress has praised his services for promoting India-US relations; he's received special US Congressional proclamations and international awards for investigating the assassination of former Indian prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, and for giving an international scoop that he was killed by a human bomb. Trained under Bob Woodward and Carl Barnstein, the architects of the Watergate scandal that tumbled a US President, Dr Muthu Swamy has written extensively against the misuse of power, corruption, and the abuse of elected positions.

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