The Global Muckraker

Politicians, regulators, and prosecutors across Europe have begun reacting to Implant Files revelations that exposed questionable practices, safety failures and regulatory lapses…

Meet the Funders: Six months and more than 1,000 ICIJ Insiders later…
Vanessa Chebli · January 9, 2019

We’ve been blown away by our readers’ support for our new membership program, so we thought we’d ask our Insiders why they choose to support ICIJ.

A reporting lesson: ‘Take a chance and show up’
Scilla Alecci · January 7, 2019

Journalist Scilla Alecci went to India to report on Medtronic for the Implant Files and despite monsoon conditions, she makes some interesting discoveries.

From Argentina to Mexico, ICIJ’s partners reveal array of medical device issues
Sasha Chavkin · January 4, 2019

Thirty-nine Latin American journalists from 11 media outlets participated in ICIJ’s global examination of the medical device industry and its regulators.

ICIJ’s 10 most-shared stories in 2018
Razzan Nakhlawi · December 30, 2018

ICIJ began the year investigating how wealth is being siphoned out of West Africa, and ended it with a global health care investigation. Which story was your favorite?

How nonprofit newsrooms have featured in a ‘comeback’ year for investigative journalism
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 27, 2018

After years of clickbait and diminishing trust, 2018 has seen a discernible turn to media known for quality accountability journalism, according to ICIJ member Bill Birnbauer.

Former Pakistan prime minister sentenced to imprisonment again on corruption charges
Fergus Shiel · December 26, 2018

Pakistan’s anti-corruption court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to a seven-year prison term for failing to account for income related to ownership of a steel mill.

Canada acts on Implant Files
Fergus Shiel · December 20, 2018

Health Canada has announced a three-pronged medical device safety overhaul in response to the Implant Files investigation.

Support ICIJ today for another year of powerful, independent journalism
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · December 20, 2018

Can you help us create a world that is more transparent, accountable and fair?

The International Medical Device Database grows as ICIJ adds two more countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · December 19, 2018

Readers can now search more than 76,000 records relating to medical devices in 13 countries.