- Get stakeholders to see your story.
- Start a conversation.
- Give your audience a behind-the-scenes look at the reporting process.
- Keep up with sources, find ideas.
- Find & capture reaction.
- Find local sources.
- Dig up the past.
- Help your audience keep track of an ongoing story.
- Turn investigations into collaborative storytelling efforts.
- Build your credibility.
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