The Global Muckraker
How To Fact-Check Social Media
Henk van Ess · March 22, 2013

You’re right on deadline and need to verify that claim flying around on social networks. Henk van Ess explains how the internet can help you to debunk the internet — in real time.

‘Connect with everyone, even the devil’
Fredrik Laurin · March 20, 2013

Swedish investigative reporter Fredrik Laurin knows that power corrupts, but also that resistance in the form of journalism can have effect.

How to Publish an E-Book: Part Three
Jennifer Cooke · February 27, 2013

In this final part of our definitive guide to publishing your long-form journalism yourself as an e-book, learn how to deal with pesky issues such as DRM and tax.

How to Publish an E-Book: Part Two
Jennifer Cooke · February 25, 2013

So your work of long-form journalism is nicely formatted for the various e-book platforms. Take the next step: uploading.

How to Publish an E-Book: Part One
Jennifer Cooke · February 22, 2013

Your definitive guide to formatting, uploading and publishing your long-form journalism as an e-book to the various digital marketplaces.

Lessons From a Fledgling Investigative Reporting Center
Leo Sisti · January 31, 2013

The first nonprofit investigative reporting center has just been set up in Italy. Long-time ICIJ member Leo Sisti explains how it all came about and what lessons might be there for reporters in other countries.

Facebook Graph Search: Boon for Reporters but at What Cost To Privacy?
Henk van Ess · January 23, 2013

VVOJ’s Henk van Ess previews Facebook’s powerful new Graph Search (still in beta). What could be a boon for investigative reporting also raises major privacy issues.

Why Investigative Reporting Is On Life Support
Sheila Coronel · January 22, 2013

Nonprofit muckraking organizations are mushrooming, but most of these have budgets less than $50,000 and five or fewer people on staff.

How We Did It: Cracking the Codes
David Donald · January 10, 2013

Fred Schulte, Joe Eaton, David Donald and Gordon Witkin of the Center for Public Integrity have won 2012’s Philip Meyer Award, recognizing journalism done using social science research methods. Here the Center’s data editor, ICIJ’s David Donald, explains the computer-assisted analysis behind the story.