Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Reporters have worked as migrant laborers and shadowed undocumented workers crossing the border into the United States.

These are stings to expose scam artists, quacks and hucksters who prey on the needs or naivete of their customers, clients, or patients.

 An undercover investigation by the Financial Times of behavior toward hostesses at The Presidents Club's annual men-only charity event in London and reaction to the story. 

Among the most common of poses: journalists who elect to live as tramps, the homeless, or the abject poor.

The work of groups such as James O'Keefe's Project Veritas and Lila Rose's LiveAction and their undercover operations.

Journalism that required costuming or even physical transformation by reporters reporting on racial, ethnic, gender or social groups not their own.