The Tip Off

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.

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episode 14: Ep.14 Hoping to be wrong


Tip offs for a story can come in many forms, but for Alistair one investigation he worked on started in the worst way imaginable: with the death of a loved one.
From a hospital car-park in the Midlands to a meeting with the Health Secretary, the BBC’s Alistair Jackson sets off to explore sepsis deaths in the UK.
Read all about it:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0957545
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41204389
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4868872/Alistair-Jackson-discovered-mother-died-needlessly.html
UK Sepsis Trust: https://sepsistrust.org/
Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghanProduction support: Cheeka Eyers
Music: Dice Muse and Podington Bear


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 2018-01-25  39m