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.
ICIJ and Populate, with support from the Pulitzer Center, sought to create a game that would help players understand the scale and impact of offshore financial secrecy in Africa.
Complex files, specialized subject areas – this project would always be a challenge. For success we needed local reporting on a global scale.