The rise of the machine has freed ICIJ members globally to pore over millions of documents in a custom-built search engine.
How do you tackle some of history’s largest data leaks? ICIJ’s data journalists, gurus and programmers share the secrets of their digital toolbelts.
ICIJ member Kristof Clerix specializes in reporting on intelligence agencies and espionage, and finds his methods are similar to the spies he’s investigating.
The 2017 disaster upended their newsrooms and their lives, but the team buckled down to complete the investigation.
ICIJ’s Thai member Prangtip Daoreung believes the best way to fight for press freedom is to work collaboratively, across borders.
ICIJ’s first Neo4j Connected Data Fellow left the finance industry to become a journalist, and found himself working with one of the largest data leaks ever.
For Burkina Faso reporter Yacouba Ladji Bama working on a collaborative, global project has some unique challenges with internet and phone reception less than perfect.
It’s not easy being a journalist in Honduras, where you can be captured by hooded men and face political pressure. But for ICIJ member Lourdes Ramirez that’s why she became a reporter in the first place.
Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.