The Global Muckraker

Project manager Fergus Shiel reveals how ICIJ came to possess the 700,000 Luanda Leaks files – and how the collaboration of 36 media partners came together.

ICIJ boosts its global journalism network
Minna Knus-Galán, Titus Plattner and Bill Birnbauer · February 12, 2020

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has expanded its global membership of journalists to a record 267 members in 100 countries.

‘It was personal’ – Covering the murder of a fellow reporter
Spencer Woodman · February 5, 2020

ICIJ member and Guardian reporter Juliette Garside talks about reporting on the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia and working on investigations like China Cables.

How we mined more than 715,000 Luanda Leaks records
Emilia Díaz-Struck, Pierre Romera and Soline Ledésert · February 3, 2020

Luanda Leaks was a trove of more than 175,000 emails – so how do we go about tackling such a massive dataset? And how can we be sure we haven’t missed major stories?

5 reasons why Luanda Leaks is bigger than Angola
Ben Hallman · January 21, 2020

Here’s why Luanda Leaks matters – well beyond Angola’s border, and what we learned during our eight-month investigation.

Read the Luanda Leaks documents
Will Fitzgibbon and Mago Torres · January 19, 2020

We’ve published emails, contracts, organizational charts, meeting videos, loan agreements and more from our investigation into Isabel dos Santos.

NewsMatch in review: Welcome to 500 new ICIJ Insiders!
Vanessa Chebli · January 14, 2020

As a nonprofit organization, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists relies on donations to support our investigative journalism. This series provides a…

Malta gets new PM amid Daphne Caruana Galizia murder probe
Hamish Boland-Rudder · January 13, 2020

Malta has a new prime minister following the resignation of the former leader, Joseph Muscat, whose top adviser was linked to the car bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Collaborative highlights of 2019 – that aren’t journalism
Amy Wilson-Chapman · January 9, 2020

We love collaboration – and not just in reporting. So, as 2020 begins, we wanted to reflect back on our favorite non-journalism collaborations of 2019.

How ICIJ will rock its tech in 2020
Pierre Romera · January 6, 2020

Technology and data are our never-ending stories at ICIJ. So, at the turn of this new decade, you could well be wondering: what is coming next?