Investigative journalism

Investigative journalists should develop ‘a video state of mind’
Scilla Alecci · June 10, 2019

Yongjin Kim is a veteran broadcast reporter, who has reported in Korea for thirty years and also plays a critical role in developing Korea’s next generation of investigative reporters.

Seeing the bigger picture: ICIJ’s new training manager on arms trades, press freedom and investigative journalism
Douglas Dalby · June 4, 2019

ICIJ’s new training manager Jelena Cosic recalls being part of a major weapons trade investigation that reaffirmed her view that there’s no such thing as a victimless crime.

‘I lost my mind’: Voices of solitary confinement
Spencer Woodman · May 23, 2019

For Solitary Voices, ICIJ and its partners talked to dozens of immigrant detainees about their experience in an isolation cell. Here are a few of their stories.

Solitary Confinement in US Immigration Facilities, Explained
Spencer Woodman and Ben Hallman · May 21, 2019

Why do immigrants get put in isolation? Here’s a short guide to what we learned about solitary confinement and its use by U.S. immigration officials.

Turkish journalist spared jail for Paradise Papers investigation
Will Fitzgibbon · May 6, 2019

Investigative reporter Pelin Ünker will avoid prison after an appeals court dismissed a defamation claim brought by the sons of Turkey’s former prime minister.

Lessons from Inside the Implant Files
Ben Hallman and Emilia Díaz-Struck · May 6, 2019

We only scratched the surface when it came to analyzing medical device data. We want other journalists to build on our reporting. Here are some lessons we learned along the way.

Standing Together for Press Freedom
Scilla Alecci and Gerard Ryle · May 3, 2019

On World Press Freedom Day 2019, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists director Gerard Ryle talks about the importance of press freedom.

‘Get them all out!’ The Panama Papers connections to Algeria’s latest revolution
Will Fitzgibbon · May 2, 2019

Our Algerian member Lyas Hallas’ was the sole reporter in the country for the Panama Papers. But his reporting is still having an impact.

Panama Papers helps recover more than $1.2 billion around the world
Douglas Dalby and Amy Wilson-Chapman · April 3, 2019

More than $1.2 billion has been publicly collected by governments around the world after the 2016 investigation, the Panama Papers.

Finnish Panama Papers Reporters Welcome Press Freedom Victory
Douglas Dalby · March 28, 2019

Finland’s Supreme Administrative Court has vindicated the refusal of public broadcaster Yle and its journalists to hand over documents contained in the Panama Papers to the country’s tax authorities.