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An investigative piece will involve umpteen documents, sources and databases. In other words, it does not take much for the whole process to get messy and unorganised, especially when working in teams.

To help you keep your work tidy and structured, Meenal Thakur, project manager for the European Journalism Centre, compiled lessons on effectively working with lots of information. This comes from the grantees of the Investigative Journalism for Europe fund.

Have you ever put that one crucial document to one side, and then could not find where you put it? Here is one solution.

"Scan documents and photos you have in paper form. Foxit is a good tool for working with digital documents," it reads.

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