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.
In this extract from the new book The Social Media (R)evolution: Asian Perspectives on New Media, ICIJ’s Syed Nazakat outlines best practices for investigative reporters using social media.
How Morton Mintz produced three decades’ worth of Page One stories for the Washington Post the hard way — by mining documents and testimonies.