Collaborative Journalism

Why we collaborate: Expertise, trust and passion
Scilla Alecci, Emilia Díaz-Struck, Will Fitzgibbon and 2 more · May 14, 2020

Collaboration makes our stories better. Working with local reporters means we benefit from their expertise, their trusted sources and their passion — and we give ours in return.

Investigating the Coronavirus: How employers are failing to protect their workforce
Scilla Alecci · April 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a rift between workers who can hunker down at home and continue to draw a paycheck and those who must work onsite.

Luanda Leaks: How collaboration helped connect the dots
Priyanka Boghani · February 18, 2020

Project manager Fergus Shiel reveals how ICIJ came to possess the 700,000 Luanda Leaks files – and how the collaboration of 36 media partners came together.

How we mined more than 715,000 Luanda Leaks records
Emilia Díaz-Struck, Pierre Romera and Soline Ledésert · February 3, 2020

Luanda Leaks was a trove of more than 175,000 emails – so how do we go about tackling such a massive dataset? And how can we be sure we haven’t missed major stories?

Luanda Leaks stories from around the world
Kyra Gurney · January 23, 2020

From Brazilian real estate to Swiss jewelry, read all the headlines from Luanda Leaks stories from dozens of ICIJ’s media partners around the world.

‘I couldn’t do it alone’: Collaborating on Luanda Leaks
Amy Wilson-Chapman · January 19, 2020

We speak with three investigative reporters who worked on Luanda Leaks about the importance of collaboration on this global story.

About the Luanda Leaks Investigation
Fergus Shiel and Ben Hallman · January 15, 2020

As Isabel dos Santos tells it, she made her massive fortune through business acumen, grit and entrepreneurial spirit. Luanda Leaks reveals a dramatically different story about how she became Africa’s richest woman.

What is the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa?
Douglas Dalby · January 15, 2020

ICIJ received the Luanda Leaks documents from the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF).

Collaborative highlights of 2019 – that aren’t journalism
Amy Wilson-Chapman · January 9, 2020

We love collaboration – and not just in reporting. So, as 2020 begins, we wanted to reflect back on our favorite non-journalism collaborations of 2019.

‘Impact journalism’ and other tips from ARIJ 2019
Will Fitzgibbon · December 6, 2019

Toolkits, networking and reporting lessons. ICIJ staff and network reflect on Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism’s 2019 conference.