- Investigative Journalism
- Investigative journalism reports and deeply investigates a particular subject or issue. Mostly conducted by newspapers and is a primary source of information.
- The Belgrano - Clive Ponting leaked information about the Belgrano that breached the official secrets act. It was information about how the boat was sunk that went against Margaret Thatcher.
- The profumo affair was a political scandel as John Profumo had an affair with a soviet spy and lied in the House of Commons
- the phone hacking scandel is an example of how the media was intrusive to celebrities
- The horse meat scandel exposed how the horse meat was used in food produce accorss the UK