PETER HOUNAM ON INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

INSIGHTS FROM THE SIDELINES

Discover an investigative journalists perspective on corruption, cheating, conspiracy, cruelty and cover-ups.

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Addressing The Press After 2004 Arrest

Why Investigative Journalists Matter:

The world needs real investigative journalism now more than ever. Many no longer regard the mainstream media as a credible news source. A healthy society depends on holding the powerful to account, exposing injustices and wrong doing.

The power to expose mischief and skulduggery

Fake news and disinformation have polluted the industry, attributing to a culture of hardened cynicism. With this in mind, this website aims to function as a journalistic resource of sorts.

The objective is to provide a tool kit not only for aspiring investigative journalists, but also to speak directly to an audience eager to search online for truth that powerful people increasingly seek to obscure.

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Re-united with Vanunu following his release from jail
COMING SOON

GOLIATH’S GUILTY SECRET

This new book will change the history of the Middle East. It addresses a buried, shocking secret about the Six-Day War in 1967. In the decades since no-one has been able to explain the destruction of an American spyship – until now…

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Peter Hounam recently featured in a three-part documentary covering the USS Liberty Incident

An Award-Winning Investigative Journalist

Peter Hounam is a former chief investigative reporter at The Sunday Times, columnist at the Daily Mirror and presenter of Channel 4’s Despatches and the BBC’s investigative journalism stalwart, Panorama. As a freelance journalist, Peter has wrote numerous books, exposing corruption and skullduggery of global significance.

“Investigative journalism is a high-risk business”

Peter is most famously known for his work on the Israeli nuclear weapons program leak, and subsequent kidnapping. He has stood up against the behemoths of power, exposing international smuggling rings and unearthing government corruption tied back to weapons of mass destruction. Peter’s forthcoming book, ‘Goliath’s Guilty Secret’ pulls together a lifetime of research, culminating into what must be the cover-up of the century.

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MORDECHAI VANUNU

THE WHISTLEBLOWER

After our disclosure of the affair in the Sunday Times, Vanunu was kidnapped by Mossad, tried behind closed doors and imprisoned for 18 years for treason

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What people are saying about Peter

SIMON REEVE

TV JOURNALIST

Peter Hounam taught me silence is a great way of encouraging others to speak – Simon Reeve

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What people are saying about Peter

SIMON REEVE

TV JOURNALIST

I met Peter Hounam, the former Sunday Times chief investigative reporter, when I was 18 and working as a postboy on the paper, sorting the mail for eight hours a day

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JOHN SIMPSON

WORLD AFFAIRS EDITOR, BBC NEWS

Peter’s research is compelling, and the story which unfolds is riveting

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ANDREW NEIL

FORMER EDITOR, THE SUNDAY TIMES

Peter is a dogged, determined investigative journalist

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