The Global Muckraker

Award-winning reporter Margot Williams has been obsessively researching and reporting on Guantanamo Bay since 2002. Here’s how she does it.

Become an ICIJ Insider: Help us stay fearless and independent
Gerard Ryle · June 7, 2018

Today, we’re launching a new community for our donors, called ICIJ Insiders. Won’t you join us?

A new dawn for Malaysian press
Scilla Alecci · June 6, 2018

After years of black magic, censorship and detention, Malaysian reporters have hope for journalism in their country.

News drones reveal big companies are draining water supplies in Peru, Colombia
Sasha Chavkin · June 4, 2018

Investigative reporters in Peru and Colombia used drones as part of their cross-border collaboration to unearth the truth about water use in the area.

'Doubt, doubt, doubt': Maxime Domegni on successful investigative reporting
Will Fitzgibbon · May 30, 2018

Togolese ICIJ member Maxime Domegni has to work from outside his country, but that doesn’t dampen his investigative spirit.

Meet the newest ICIJ members
Amy Wilson-Chapman · May 29, 2018

Our global network of investigative reporters has expanded to ten new countries as we welcome 22 new members.

Murdered reporter colleague fears a chill in Slovakia
Fergus Shiel · May 24, 2018

Czech journalist Pavla Holcova details what it was like to be interrogated by Slovakian police following the murder of her friend and fellow journalist Jan Kuciak.

Introducing West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

ICIJ’s African partnership coordinator talks about our unprecedented investigation in the region and how it came about.

Michael Cohen scandal a reminder that the U.S. is a tax secrecy paradise
Spencer Woodman · May 21, 2018

Recent disclosures that President Donald Trump’s personal attorney used a shell company to receive huge payments highlight the country’s position as a global enabler of corporate secrecy.

Chronicling how Wilbur Ross’s cookie crumbles
Sasha Chavkin · May 18, 2018

The hope was Wilbur Ross would solve a puzzle for this ICIJ reporter. He left little the wiser but with the image of a cookie imprinted forever in his mind.