Investigative journalism

Reporting from the eye of Ecuador’s misinformation storm
Emilia Díaz-Struck · May 13, 2020

Stories by investigative journalist Arturo Torres and his team at Código Vidrio have inspired a national campaign against misinformation in Ecuador.

‘I knocked at the door of the minister and he confessed’ — recollections of a veteran investigator
Kyra Gurney · April 16, 2020

Micael Pereira is a senior staff writer at the leading Portuguese newspaper who worked on Luanda Leaks and many other ICIJ projects.

‘Navigating underwater’: Data journalism and press freedom in Bolivia
Sasha Chavkin · March 30, 2020

Nelfi Fernandez Reyes talks about reporting while democracy is under assault.

Investigating the coronavirus: Who is cashing in?
Ben Hallman · March 24, 2020

There’s never been a major crisis that someone hasn’t seen as an opportunity to make a lot of money.

‘Involved and powerless’: Reporting from Italy on COVID-19
Scilla Alecci · March 17, 2020

Italian journalists living in a high-risk zone adapt to quarantine and keep reporting on the outbreak.

Investigating COVID-19: Virus testing in the US
Ben Hallman · March 17, 2020

Are you a government or health official, medical worker or someone else with a Coronavirus story to tell? Share your story with us.

Luanda Leaks: How collaboration helped connect the dots
Priyanka Boghani · February 18, 2020

Project manager Fergus Shiel reveals how ICIJ came to possess the 700,000 Luanda Leaks files – and how the collaboration of 36 media partners came together.

‘It was personal’ – Covering the murder of a fellow reporter
Spencer Woodman · February 5, 2020

ICIJ member and Guardian reporter Juliette Garside talks about reporting on the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia and working on investigations like China Cables.

Reporting beyond the Luanda Leaks documents
Scilla Alecci · February 4, 2020

A cross-border reporting “army” knocked on doors in Europe, visited hidden retailers in Sardinia, traveled to the Brazilian Amazon, and the French Riviera.

How we mined more than 715,000 Luanda Leaks records
Emilia Díaz-Struck, Pierre Romera and Soline Ledésert · February 3, 2020

Luanda Leaks was a trove of more than 175,000 emails – so how do we go about tackling such a massive dataset? And how can we be sure we haven’t missed major stories?