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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 52 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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episode 48: Ep. 48 Sharing data


Samir Jeraj and Natalie Bloomer have decided to team on to take on an investigation… they want to know if and how police forces are sharing information with immigration officials, and they are about to uncover some shocking findings.  Read a...


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   26m
 
 

episode 47: Ep. 47 Omar


Omar Radi is working in dangerous circumstances. His journalism is exposing how tribal lands are being snatched away from inhabitants in Morocco, only to be sold off at exorbitant rates. He knows this work is making him enemies… but he has no idea just...


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 2020-09-15  27m
 
 

episode 46: Ep. 46 Dark Money


Peter Geoghegan is standing on a train station platform when he sees it - a large advert in a free-sheet newspaper that will set him off on an investigation into the dark world of campaign spending. In this episode we hear how he worked to unravel th...


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 2020-09-11  22m
 
 

episode 45: Ep. 45 Strings attached


BBC journalist Ellie Flynn is nervous, she is about to go undercover to meet a man who is offering a bed in his flat, but there is a catch…  For weeks Ellie travelled the country meeting men who were advertising rent in exchange for sex. Thi...


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 2020-06-11  30m
 
 

episode 44: Ep. 44 Under our noses


HuffPost UK's Nadine White is onto a story- following allegations of fraud and wrong-doing in a well-publicised British church. But why has no-one else spotted the story? Could it be because these are black victims? In response to Nadine's ...


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 2020-05-21  29m
 
 

episode 43: Ep. 43 Canned tomatoes


Ayo Awokoya had an idea and she couldn’t let it go. This is how a talented and tenacious freelancer followed her instincts to uncover a shocking story - revealing modern day slavery practices happening in European agriculture. The work later won the Fr...


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 2020-05-07  38m
 
 

episode 42: Ep. 42 Justice served cold


For years Alon Aviram and colleagues followed a story - a story that took them to dingy warehouses, stake-outs in cars, and undercover work in ice cream vans. This is how the Bristol Cable tracked alleged wrongdoing in one of the city’s well-known busi...


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 2020-04-22  26m
 
 

Introducing: The Immaculate Deception


This week we offer you a taste of something new... enjoy an extract from new podcast series The Immaculate Deception. Fertility doctor Jan Karbaat was renowned for getting amazing results. Women who were desperate for children would visit him at his ...


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 2020-04-01  5m
 
 

episode 41: Ep. 41 Behind closed doors


Journalist Louise Tickle is one of a handful of reporters who covers a secretive and little known area of UK life… the family courts. In this episode she explains the many challenges she faces in reporting even the most egregious cases of wrong-doing, ...


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 2020-03-26  28m
 
 

episode 40: Ep. 40 O Sister Where Art Thou?


While researching the effects of the One Child Policy in China, LA Times journalist Barbara Demick stumbles upon an extraordinary story: twin sisters, one of whom was forcibly adopted away to the USA. Barbara sets off to find the missing twin, and reun...


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 2020-03-12  35m