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Investigative journalism often means trawling through large datasets and looking for a needle in a haystack. Without clever tools that can help you find, verify and report stories, this may take a lot of digging.

Luckily, Rowan Philp, reporter at the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) rounded up dozens of investigative tools that its reporters love. From old favourites like data visualisation tool Flourish to the creative use of Google Voice as a virtual burner phone, these tools and techniques deserve to be explored.

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