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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.

The final in our three-part series: Now you can explore our database, it’s time to look at other publicly available data.

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

The Power Players interactive explores the offshore companies linked to 40 politicians and their immediate relatives.

Data journalism

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.

Tallying Panama Papers Impact, One Change At A Time
Ben Hallman · March 15, 2019

The Panama Papers offers “compelling evidence” of the global impact of investigative journalism, according to a new study by the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.

New countries, new languages added to the International Medical Devices Database
Delphine Reuter · February 27, 2019

Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 90,000.

Video: How To Search The International Medical Devices Database
Razzan Nakhlawi and Emilia Díaz-Struck · February 27, 2019

Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 90,000.

Datashare: Help test and improve our latest journalism tool
Will Fitzgibbon · February 5, 2019

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

How ICIJ Used Machine Learning Algorithms To Help Find Medical Device Issues
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Rigoberto Carvajal · December 19, 2018

Using algorithms and careful analysis, ICIJ screened millions of records and found cases where patients had died, but the incident hadn’t been reported as a death.

The International Medical Device Database grows as ICIJ adds two more countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · December 19, 2018

Readers can now search more than 76,000 records relating to medical devices in 13 countries.

About The Implant Files Investigation
Fergus Shiel · November 25, 2018

The Implant Files is a global investigation that tracks the harm caused by medical devices that have been tested inadequately or not at all.

Tax wars, follow-up investigations and who was actually in the Paradise Papers?
Will Fitzgibbon, Scilla Alecci, Sasha Chavkin and 2 more · November 5, 2018

We answer your questions relating to our 2017 investigation.

Data guru Helena Bengtsson seeks justice through spreadsheets
Razzan Nakhlawi · October 9, 2018

Swedish data journalist Helena Bengtsson investigates socioeconomic disparities in schools and housing.

Web scraping: How to harvest data for untold stories
Razzan Nakhlawi · September 25, 2018

Web scraping gives you access to information living on the internet. If you can view it on a website, you can harvest it. Here’s how.

The financial benefits of major investigations
GIJN · September 20, 2018

Here’s GIJN’s pocket-guide to five investigations whose financial impact is quantifiably great.

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