The Global Muckraker
'It is not the time to shut up': Venezuelan journalists remain in exile
Will Fitzgibbon · August 28, 2018

Four Venezuelan journalists in exile have suspended plans to return home as a Colombian mogul attempts to muzzle reporting on alleged fraud inside a government-run food program.

Nicaragua’s media uprising challenges President Ortega
Sasha Chavkin · August 27, 2018

As Ortega’s repression grows increasingly brutal, the local media has become more collaborative and independent.

How machine learning is revolutionizing journalism
Rigoberto Carvajal · August 22, 2018

The rise of the machine has freed ICIJ members globally to pore over millions of documents in a custom-built search engine.

A first-timer’s guide to anonymous leaking via SecureDrop
Fergus Shiel · August 21, 2018

Ever wanted to leak something and remain entirely anonymous? Using SecureDrop is one of the safest methods – and it’s not as difficult as you might think.

New study raises red flags on tax haven role in environmental destruction
Scilla Alecci · August 13, 2018

Tax havens – and the financial secrecy they provide – may bolster industries tied to Amazon deforestation and the unsustainable management of natural resources, a new study has found.

Nine essential tools from ICIJ’s data journalism and programming experts
Caroline Kubzansky · August 8, 2018

How do you tackle some of history’s largest data leaks? ICIJ’s data journalists, gurus and programmers share the secrets of their digital toolbelts.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax ‘rip off’
Martha M. Hamilton · August 7, 2018

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the most important tax havens in the world.

Loopholes in UK company register show crime can still flourish, study finds
Will Fitzgibbon · August 2, 2018

Corrupt politicians, fraudsters and money launderers could still be avoiding detection, an analysis by nonprofit Global Witness has found.

‘What information should I include?’ and other FAQs about becoming a whistleblower
Gerard Ryle · July 31, 2018

Thinking about becoming a whistleblower? Here are some of the things you should consider before sharing your information.