The Tip Off
About This Show
Welcome to The Tip Off- the podcast where we take you behind the scenes of some of the best investigative journalism from recent years. Each episode we’ll be digging into an investigative scoop- hearing from the journalists behind the work as they tell us about the leads, the dead-ends and of course, the tip offs. There’ll be car chases, slammed doors, terrorist cells, meetings in dimly lit bars and cafes, wrangling with despotic regimes and much more. So if you’re curious about the fun, complicated detective work that goes into doing great investigative journalism- then this is the podcast for you.
Most Recent Episode
Ep.16 Two sides to the story
A journalist is on the trail of a big story, unravelling how an 18 year-old rape victim came to be, not only disbelieved, but charged with false reporting after being attacked by a serial rapist. He is putting all the pieces together when he gets an email that will change everything…
Journalists Ken Armstrong and T. Christian Miller talk through how they told a story of two halves, one that wound up earning them a Pulitzer prize.
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Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan
Music: Dice Muse, Podington Bear, Fake Cats Project