Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Deception for Journalism's Sake: A Database

Across the world, journalists have used undercover techniques to expose individual predators and as well as major sex crime rings.

Journalists who infiltrated U.S.-based Nazi bunds, the Ku Klux Klan, the Gomorrah, and other secret societies and closed groups.

 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. 

Journalists from the United States and Australia get inside the post-Civil War practice of recruiting Pacific Islanders to work the world's non-U.S. plantations on extended contracts of indenture.

In efforts to get inside the fold, reporters have fellow-traveled with religious groups, posing as members or prospective recruits.

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