ICIJ Members

How a women-led news organization is holding the powerful to account in Brazil
Sasha Chavkin · February 11, 2019

Brazil’s Natalia Viana co-founded Agência Pública, a women-led investigative news outlet that focuses on human rights, gender equality and abuses of corporate and government power.

Journalist flees Nicaragua but vows to continue reporting
Sasha Chavkin · January 23, 2019

ICIJ member Carlos Fernando Chamorro has fled Nicaragua amid a series of escalating attacks against his newsroom by the Ortega regime.

ICIJ honors former investigative journalists for their contribution to global watchdog reporting
Titus Plattner · January 21, 2019

Several of the world’s top investigative journalists have been honored for their contributions to ground-breaking reporting in a new alumni membership category created by the ICIJ.

Turkish Journalist Sentenced To Prison Over Paradise Papers’ Investigation
Fergus Shiel · January 8, 2019

An Istanbul court has sentenced ICIJ member Pelin Ünker to imprisonment for 13 months after being found to have defamed her nation’s former prime minister and two of his sons.

A reporting lesson: ‘Take a chance and show up’
Scilla Alecci · January 7, 2019

Journalist Scilla Alecci went to India to report on Medtronic for the Implant Files and despite monsoon conditions, she makes some interesting discoveries.

How nonprofit newsrooms have featured in a ‘comeback’ year for investigative journalism
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 27, 2018

After years of clickbait and diminishing trust, 2018 has seen a discernible turn to media known for quality accountability journalism, according to ICIJ member Bill Birnbauer.

Independent Russian magazine spared extinction by readers covering mammoth ‘political’ fine
Will Fitzgibbon · November 14, 2018

Supporters of one of Russia’s last independent media outlets have raised more than $373,000 to pay a court-imposed penalty widely seen as politically motivated.

Want to change how investigative journalism is done in Africa?
Ntibinyane 'Alvin' Ntibinyane · October 23, 2018

Here are 14 suggests to ensure nonprofit investigative journalism continues to hold power to account in Africa.

Dangerous situations, collaboration and humility: Highlights from ‘Safeguarding the Truth’
Razzan Nakhlawi · October 18, 2018

From the power of working together through to protecting vulnerable reporters, here are some key takeaways from our recent panel discussion.

Multiple murders cast shadow on an unexpected trouble spot
Martha M. Hamilton · October 16, 2018

Europe is a region often considered a relative safe haven for journalists, but this past year reporters have been murdered and press freedom declined.