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