Gerry Ortega

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Killing The Truth

Every week, somewhere in the world, a journalist is killed.

Because their reporting uncovered a truth that someone wants hidden.

Most of the murders are never solved. That their killers go free matters - to all of us. Because investigations are abandoned, power and corruption goes unchallenged – and democracy is weakened.

Killing the Truth explores the cases of four remarkable journalists who paid the ultimate price for their uncompromising pursuit of the truth.

Killing the Truth is a podcast by openDemocracy in partnership with A Safer World for The Truth. Music and sound design is by Lee Sparey. Research by Anita Mureithi. Written and produced by Penny Dale, a freelance journalist who specialises in producing podcasts and audio documentaries. She previously worked for the BBC World Service.

Audio available Bookmark Check Language Close Comments Download Facebook Link Email Newsletter Newsletter Play Print Share Twitter Youtube Search Instagram WhatsApp yourData