Data journalism

Nine essential tools from ICIJ’s data journalism and programming experts
Caroline Kubzansky · August 8, 2018

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.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax ‘rip off’
Martha M. Hamilton · August 7, 2018

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the most important tax havens in the world.

PGP encryption isn’t dead, despite the panic over EFAIL
Razzan Nakhlawi · July 24, 2018

ICIJ relies on PGP encryption every day, so we’ve been watching the EFAIL vulnerabilities debate closely. Is PGP dead? We don’t think so.

Behind the scenes of the largest-ever West African journalism collaboration
ICIJ · July 10, 2018

A new documentary reveals the challenges and triumphs of the West Africa Leaks investigation.

How ICIJ deals with massive data dumps like the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers
Pierre Romera and Cecile S. Gallego · July 3, 2018

Often we face the challenge of digging through gigantic amounts of data. Here’s how we make this endeavor more efficient and less time consuming.

New Leak Reveals Chaotic Aftermath Of Panama Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

The latest leak of internal documents reveals the panic that marked the beginning of the end for Mossack Fonseca.

How ICIJ’s Datashare project will help journalists breach borders
Julien Martin · May 14, 2018

ICIJ’s pioneering Datashare project will radically reshape the way journalists collaborate across the world.

Meet the funders: A promising first quarter for 2018
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · April 9, 2018

ICIJ got off to a strong start in 2018 with several new grants supporting our journalism, our development of tools to better analyze data and our financial sustainability.

Go global. Pitch your investigation to ICIJ
Ben Hallman · March 22, 2018

We’re looking for journalists who are willing to take a leap of faith, and join us in our mission to tell the most important stories in the world.

Poetic irony: How I went from working in finance to investigating it
Manuel Villa · February 28, 2018

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.