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What Kind of Reporting Makes an Impact? Some Answers From Pakistan

“Investigative reporting can be a catalyst. By presenting previously unknown facts, it stirs up public debate and prompts others to take action” writes Sheila Coronel, director of Columbia University’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, on her blog. Coronel tracks how investigative reporting led Pakistan—which has one of the worst tax-to-GDP ratios in the world—to become one of only a handful of countries to make its tax records public.

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