The Global Muckraker

Attorneys for a journalist jailed in Benin for tweeting about a speech argue that the case sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom.

Investigating the coronavirus: Who is cashing in?
Ben Hallman · March 24, 2020

There’s never been a major crisis that someone hasn’t seen as an opportunity to make a lot of money.

Global coalition calls for safeguards to prevent looting of coronavirus relief funds
Michael Hudson · March 23, 2020

A leading anti-corruption group is urging U.S. lawmakers to include tough safeguards that will protect against “self-interested parties” in a proposed coronavirus relief bill.

Explore company secrets in Lux Leaks using Datashare
Soline Ledésert · March 23, 2020

You can now search our Lux Leaks documents without installing any software. Get a taste for how ICIJ’s network of investigative reporters works using Datashare online.

‘Involved and powerless’: Reporting from Italy on COVID-19
Scilla Alecci · March 17, 2020

Italian journalists living in a high-risk zone adapt to quarantine and keep reporting on the outbreak.

Investigating COVID-19: Virus testing in the US
Ben Hallman · March 17, 2020

Are you a government or health official, medical worker or someone else with a Coronavirus story to tell? Share your story with us.

Stories about the people – for the people
Scilla Alecci · February 27, 2020

Our Japanese member, reporter Yasuomi Sawa, says reporters need to harness the power of open data but never forget about the people they’re writing about.

Luanda Leaks: How collaboration helped connect the dots
Priyanka Boghani · February 18, 2020

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.