The Global Muckraker

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is pleased to welcome three new members to its board of directors.

‘Impact journalism’ and other tips from ARIJ 2019
Will Fitzgibbon · December 6, 2019

Toolkits, networking and reporting lessons. ICIJ staff and network reflect on Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism’s 2019 conference.

How independent news is ‘vital to democracy’
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · December 3, 2019

Why donate to ICIJ? ICIJ Insiders told us that they believe the work of ICIJ, and of investigative journalists, is needed more than ever.

Malta’s PM to resign in January amid journalist murder scandal
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 1, 2019

Joseph Muscat confirmed he will resign in January as the scandal over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to envelop his government.

Who are we writing for? Investigative storytelling for grannies and lawmakers
Simon Bowers · November 29, 2019

“Broadcast journalism forces you to think very differently,” reporter Harry Karanikas tells us in our monthly Meet The Investigators series.

Top Malta resignations linked to scandal over journalist murder probe
Fergus Shiel · November 26, 2019

Two government ministers and the prime minister’s chief of staff have resigned two years after the death of anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. 

Safety data from 20 countries added to Implant Files database
Delphine Reuter, Pauliina Siniauer, Margot Williams and 3 more · November 25, 2019

The International Medical Device Database now has more than 120,000 records about faulty or even dangerous medical devices from 46 countries.

China Cables Exposes Chilling Details of Mass Detention in Xinjiang
Scilla Alecci · November 24, 2019

ICIJ’s latest investigation advances the world’s knowledge about the largest mass internment of an ethnic-religious minority since World War II.

Businessman arrested in Malta journalist murder probe
Douglas Dalby · November 20, 2019

A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Panama Papers and the ‘thin line’ for legal tax dodging
Ritu Sarin, P Vaidyanathan Iyer and Jay Mazoomdaar · November 12, 2019

It’s a thin line that separates tax evasion, which is outright illegal, and tax avoidance, which may or may not be legal.