"Disclose", the new investigative media looking for patrons

Launched on 6 November, the site will invite journalists and independent media partners.


"Practice journalism of general interest." The ambition shown by Disclose's founding duo it is clear and their communication is well connected. Mathias Destal, former journalist of Marianne and Geoffrey Livolsi, a contributor to Mediapart, l & # 39; espresso and French Inter launched this investigative material on Tuesday, November 6, to allow journalists to investigate for several months. "The survey is expensive and cheap, and most of the editors do not have the means to get a full-time reporter on a poll, let alone an entire team."says Livolsi.

Environmental crime, social justice, agribusiness … The themes will be decided by a voluntary editorial board of 15 journalists, including the winner of the Albert Londres Prize Anne Poiret, Jean-Pierre Canet (co-founder of "Cash Investigation" and former editor-in-chief "Special Envoy") or Benoît Collombat (Inter France).

For each survey, this committee will form a team of independent journalists, chosen according to their specialization. They can be supported by investigators sent by a media partner network. Because Disclose ("Divulgare" in English) bet on collaborative journalism, a practice made popular by the tax evasion scandals revealed by the international consortium of investigative journalists ICIJ (LuxLeaks, Panama Papers, Paradise Papers …). For now, five media answered the call: Mediapart, Radio France, Konbini, Marsactu and Rue89 Bordeaux, Lyon and Strasbourg.

Surveys published on the Disclose website and at partners

This alliance is of interest to these nascent media. The surveys will be published on the Disclose website, but also among the contributing partners. What a benefit from an already established public and multiplies the power of these revelations. "Working with a …

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