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Explore The Workshop's 2017 holiday gift guide

Posted: Dec. 1, 2017 | Tags: Gifts, Holidays

The holiday gift-giving season beckons. And if you’re like me, Google's not always your best friend when it comes to finding clever presents for loved ones. I'm here to help.



Art by Andrea Lin, IRW

Books make the writer's heart grow fonder, am I right? Explore these great reads for journalists. They're sure to enhance any truthseeker’s bookstand, whether you're buying for budding reporters or the nation's most senior editors and columnists.

The Investigative Reporter’s Handbook, 5th Edition

The Elements of Journalism, 3rd Edition 

Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a “Post-Truth” Society 

The Best American Nature and Science Writing, 2017 Edition

The Times Companion to 2017: The Best Writing from The Times, Pre-Order 




Art by Andrea Lin, IRW

If you’re struggling to find ways to stuff the stocking, these gadgets, doodads and stationery items are no-brainers.

Sony ICD P333 Digital Voice Recorder

Moleskine Classic Notebook

I Heart Reporters Tee 

CafePress Reading Is Sexy Mug 

Democracy Dies in Darkness Tee

Newton’s Cradle

Thermos Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle, 32 oz

Engraved Cherrywood Pen, Set of Two

The New York Review of Books, framed illustrations

The New Yorker Cartoons, framed prints




Art by Andrea Lin, IRW

Last but not least, maybe you’re scouting some subscription gifts for loved ones. These media outlets, magazines or organizations ought to be a prudent present for your friends and family who write and report news professionally.

The New York Times 

The New Yorker 

The Washington Post


Harper’s Magazine

IRE Membership


From all of us at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, we wish you a warm, happy, healthy holiday season!

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