The Global Muckraker

Czech journalist Pavla Holcova details what it was like to be interrogated by Slovakian police following the murder of her friend and fellow journalist Jan Kuciak.

Introducing West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

ICIJ’s African partnership coordinator talks about our unprecedented investigation in the region and how it came about.

Michael Cohen scandal a reminder that the U.S. is a tax secrecy paradise
Spencer Woodman · May 21, 2018

Recent disclosures that President Donald Trump’s personal attorney used a shell company to receive huge payments highlight the country’s position as a global enabler of corporate secrecy.

Chronicling how Wilbur Ross’s cookie crumbles
Sasha Chavkin · May 18, 2018

The hope was Wilbur Ross would solve a puzzle for this ICIJ reporter. He left little the wiser but with the image of a cookie imprinted forever in his mind.

ICIJ member a victim of ‘data-breach’ rocking Irish media
Fergus Shiel · May 17, 2018

Sam Smyth explains how events have left him feeling ‘betrayed’ and ‘sickened’, fearing for the anonymity of his sources and dismayed over media freedom in his homeland.

How ICIJ’s Datashare project will help journalists breach borders
Julien Martin · May 14, 2018

ICIJ’s pioneering Datashare project will radically reshape the way journalists collaborate across the world.

Meet The Funders: How Hollywood is supporting investigative journalism
Gerard Ryle · May 8, 2018

Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Meher Tatna says a press that is ‘free and fearless to tell truth to power’ is more important than ever.

At the heart of Hungary’s battle for democracy: journalism
Dean Starkman · May 7, 2018

The story of Hungary’s latest Prime Minister Viktor Orban is a media story.  His rise was built on it. His consolidated power rests on it.

Journalist Andras Petho on fighting Hungary’s powerful ‘propaganda machine’
Petra Blum · May 7, 2018

The Hungarian government is waging war on the press. Here’s how ICIJ member Andras Petho is responding.

ICIJ partners and Appleby agree to settlement
Fergus Shiel · May 4, 2018

Law firm Appleby has ended its legal action against the the Guardian and the BBC over their roles in the Paradise Papers investigation.