Käännettävä sana (suomeksi tai englanniksi):
- (lb, en, US) One who investigates and exposes issues of corruption that often violate widely held values; e.g. one who exposes political corruption or the poor conditions in prisons.
- (lb, en, British) A sensationalist, scandal-mongering journalist, one who is not driven by any social principles.
- (lb, en, US, historical) One of a group of American investigative reporters, novelists and critics of the w:Progressive Era, Progressive Era (the 1890s to the 1920s)