There is no democracy without efficient institutions and too many journalists passively accept this, says Portuguese investigative journalist and “troublemaker” Rui Araujo.
Whenever I get discouraged about the business I work in, I turn to my favorite books about journalists who struggled to overcome these obstacles and expose all manner of bullies, charlatans, grafters and kleptocrats. Here are some of my favorites.
What makes a good investigation? How should an investigative reporter select stories? Here are the three criteria we apply to every investigation.
Caterpillar Inc.’s top executive vows to campaign on U.S. government debt. But he doesn’t mention claims that the company may have contributed to the federal debt by using offshore tax havens to dodge U.S. taxes.
The story behind the digital rebranding of ICIJ’s parent organization, the Center for Public Integrity.