|Whatever we are trying to achieve in society –better governance, a cleaner environment, elevating the lives of the poorest – It Takes a Journalist to expose the problems and help us find solutions.
In Kenya, a journalist we worked with exposed that fake malaria drugs were on sale in pharmacies throughout Nairobi. It Takes a Journalist like Stellar Murumba to get them removed from the shelves so that citizens can get the proper treatment.
In India, a reporter cast a spotlight on negligent doctors responsible for infant deaths at a hospital. It Takes a Journalist like Amit Bhatt to get them suspended.
In Mexico, a reporter in our investigative network revealed corruption involving the First Family’s residence – La Casa Blanca. It Takes a Journalist like Carmen Aristegui to trigger the biggest anti-corruption reforms in the country’s history.
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