Investigative journalism

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.

Defamation case could be a ‘killer’ for Namibia’s largest daily paper
Will Fitzgibbon · September 24, 2018

Namibia’s press freedom is at a crossroads as a lawyer fights Panama Papers coverage more than two years after the story was published.

Meet The Funders: What ICIJ’s readers think of our work
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · July 23, 2018

A recent survey of our readers has helped ICIJ understand how we’re doing, why our readers support us, and what we can do to better serve you.

How French journalists used the Offshore Leaks database to find local stories
Cecile S. Gallego · July 6, 2018

A collaborative investigation has exposed what they describe as “the banality” of tax evasion costing France millions of euros each year.

What our partners found in the new Panama Papers data
Will Fitzgibbon and Martha M. Hamilton · June 28, 2018

ICIJ partners from Latin America to Eastern Europe (and in between) have exposed a plethora of new abuses.

Swiss authorities propose major money-laundering law reforms
Martha M. Hamilton and Will Fitzgibbon · June 11, 2018

Switzerland’s federal government appears poised to crack down on money laundering in the wake of Panama Papers.

News drones reveal big companies are draining water supplies in Peru, Colombia
Sasha Chavkin · June 4, 2018

Investigative reporters in Peru and Colombia used drones as part of their cross-border collaboration to unearth the truth about water use in the area.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.

‘We are the enemies of our leaders’: Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.

Journalist Andras Petho on fighting Hungary’s powerful ‘propaganda machine’
Petra Blum · May 7, 2018

The Hungarian government is waging war on the press. Here’s how ICIJ member Andras Petho is responding.