Inside ICIJ

Skin & Bone probe wins August Sidney Award
ICIJ · August 8, 2012

The Sidney Hillman Foundation has announced that a 13-journalist team led by the ICIJ has won the August Sidney Award for “Skin and Bone,” a sweeping investigation of the global trade in human tissues.

Analyzing the Data behind Skin and Bone
Kate Willson · July 16, 2012

How we identified relationships between data on tissue imports, inspections, adverse events, and accident reports filed with the Food and Drug Administration.

Investigative Reporting: Expensive, Risky, and Under Threat
Gerard Ryle · July 16, 2012

Why do our investigative reports take so long to compile? Quite simply, very few organizations do this kind of deep, labor-intensive, and expensive journalism any longer.

How We Collaborated to Produce Skin and Bone
Kate Willson · July 13, 2012

When working in cross-border investigative reporting teams, what’s even more important than the work itself?

Recycling Corpses is Big Business
ICIJ · July 13, 2012

The U.S. is the world’s biggest trader of products from human tissue. ICIJ’s eight-month, 11-country investigation probes how the industry sources the corpses it requires for its merchandise.

Fishing Quotas Expected After ICIJ Exposé
ICIJ · June 21, 2012

The UN estimates that 85 percent of the world’s fish stocks are beyond sustainable levels. We looked into why nobody was taking action; here’s how we did it.

Who are ICIJ’s Members?
Aviva DeKornfeld · June 4, 2012

A look at the data on ICIJ’s 158 member journalists: which part of world they work in, where they work, and the…

Tax Havens: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Michael Hudson · May 7, 2012

The layers of secrecy linked to offshore tax havens is helping corruption “on a massive scale”. We’re taking a hard look.

Why I care about a bony fish with oddly shaped fins
Mort Rosenblum · April 22, 2012

Looting the Seas III project manager Mort Rosenblum talks about his experience reporting the story for ICIJ and BBC World News with a multi-country team.