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DATA JOURNALISM

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICES DATABASE

New Database Tracks Faulty Medical Devices Across The Globe

The International Medical Devices Database empowers patients, doctors and regulators with unprecedented knowledge.

Our data team are looking for people to test our latest collaborative journalism tool: Datashare.

Part two of a three-part series: Here are a few tips on how to navigate the networks and extract all the information you can out of ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks Database.

Trump told voters he would put “America First.” But surrounding him are associates who have used tax havens to conduct business.

Data journalism

My new friend is a news bot from Chile called LaBot
Kyra Gurney · October 7, 2019

If news talks more like your friends, it will be harder to ignore. That’s the rationale behind LaBot, a digital chat tool created by Chilean journalists.

Counting the dead: How statistics can find unreported killings
Kyra Gurney · September 17, 2019

When investigative journalists Sheila Coronel and her team began counting drug-related killings in the Philippines last year they turned to statistician Patrick Ball to reveal the truth.

Five ways we can seize journalism’s ‘hot mess’ moment
Marina Walker Guevara · August 30, 2019

What a dance class at Stanford taught me about destabilization, chaos, and journalism.

Five Companies That Went Thousands of Miles to Use Mauritius
Delphine Reuter · August 6, 2019

Here are five companies that illustrate the vast geographic reach of Mauritius as a tax haven.

ICIJ Publishes List of Mauritian Companies Used by Conyers’ Corporate Clients
Delphine Reuter · July 23, 2019

Explore the details of more than 200 companies from Mauritius Leaks including Whirlpool, Total S.A. and Mayo Clinic.

Top tips and tricks for going global with FOI
Karrie Kehoe · July 16, 2019

Freedom of Information requests are powerful weapons in the arsenal of a canny reporter. Here are some tips to help you launch a global FOI project. 

Counting the Panama Papers money: how we reached $1.28 billion
Amy Wilson-Chapman · July 15, 2019

How did we reach the Panama Papers figure? Here’s a county-by-country list.

About the Solitary Voices Data
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Karrie Kehoe · May 21, 2019

ICIJ’s data analysis for the Solitary Voices investigation is based on a review of more than 8,400 solitary confinement incident reports.

How US immigration authorities use solitary confinement
Antonio Cucho and Karrie Kehoe · May 20, 2019

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists analyzed more than 8,400 records describing the placement of immigrant detainees in solitary confinement in facilities operated by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE).

The International Medical Devices Database now covers 26 countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · May 15, 2019

Fresh recall and alert records from seven new countries and one territory have been added to the International Medical Devices Database.

Lessons from Inside the Implant Files
Ben Hallman and Emilia Díaz-Struck · May 6, 2019

We only scratched the surface when it came to analyzing medical device data. We want other journalists to build on our reporting. Here are some lessons we learned along the way.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Crack More Panama Papers Stories
Marina Walker Guevara · March 25, 2019

A new partnership between journalists and machine learning scientists aims to enhance the investigative reporting process. Here’s what we learned so far.

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