Data journalism

‘Navigating underwater’: Data journalism and press freedom in Bolivia
Sasha Chavkin · March 30, 2020

Nelfi Fernandez Reyes talks about reporting while democracy is under assault.

Explore company secrets in Lux Leaks using Datashare
Soline Ledésert · March 23, 2020

You can now search our Lux Leaks documents without installing any software. Get a taste for how ICIJ’s network of investigative reporters works using Datashare online.

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?

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?

Explore: How to build a business empire
Delphine Reuter, Mago Torres, Antonio Cucho and 4 more · January 15, 2020

See the scale and reach of Isabel dos Santos and Sindika Dokolo’s business empire. Watch it grow from 1992 to 2019 – and explore by country or industry.

How ICIJ will rock its tech in 2020
Pierre Romera · January 6, 2020

Technology and data are our never-ending stories at ICIJ. So, at the turn of this new decade, you could well be wondering: what is coming next?

We Used AI to Identify the Sex of 340,000 People Harmed by Medical Devices
Marina Walker Guevara · November 25, 2019

The FDA won’t release data about whether patients were female or male, so ICIJ joined forces with Stanford to find answers.

Safety data from 20 countries added to Implant Files database
Delphine Reuter, Pauliina Siniauer, Margot Williams and 3 more · November 25, 2019

The International Medical Device Database now has more than 120,000 records about faulty or even dangerous medical devices from 46 countries.

What is Datashare? FAQs about our document analysis software
Soline Ledésert · November 4, 2019

What makes ICIJ’s secure open-source software different from other tools? We answer some of the common questions about Datashare.

Using the power of machines to complete impossible reporting tasks
Spencer Woodman · October 22, 2019

Machine learning can help journalists by identifying files more likely to contain stories, for example, finding information-rich tax returns from a massive trove of documents.