Investigative reporting

How spies and investigative reporters think alike
Simon Bowers · July 11, 2018

ICIJ member Kristof Clerix specializes in reporting on intelligence agencies and espionage, and finds his methods are similar to the spies he’s investigating.

Behind the scenes of the largest-ever West African journalism collaboration
ICIJ · July 10, 2018

A new documentary reveals the challenges and triumphs of the West Africa Leaks investigation.

I gave a TEDx Talk about taxation and everyone stayed awake
Simon Bowers · July 2, 2018

Explaining the contortions that multinational corporations put themselves through to avoid taxes is a journalistic challenge. Here’s one way to overcome it.

ICIJ’s deputy director is one of 2018’s ‘Great Immigrants’
Razzan Nakhlawi · June 28, 2018

Marina Walker Guevara features on Carnegie Corporation’s roster of exemplary immigrants in the U.S.

'Analyze the footnotes': Why US reporter Margot Williams starts at the end
Spencer Woodman · June 12, 2018

Award-winning reporter Margot Williams has been obsessively researching and reporting on Guantanamo Bay since 2002. Here’s how she does it.

Become an ICIJ Insider: Help us stay fearless and independent
Gerard Ryle · June 7, 2018

Today, we’re launching a new community for our donors, called ICIJ Insiders. Won’t you join us?

Murdered reporter colleague fears a chill in Slovakia
Fergus Shiel · May 24, 2018

Czech journalist Pavla Holcova details what it was like to be interrogated by Slovakian police following the murder of her friend and fellow journalist Jan Kuciak.

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.

Chronicling how Wilbur Ross’s cookie crumbles
Sasha Chavkin · May 18, 2018

The hope was Wilbur Ross would solve a puzzle for this ICIJ reporter. He left little the wiser but with the image of a cookie imprinted forever in his mind.

ICIJ member a victim of ‘data-breach’ rocking Irish media
Fergus Shiel · May 17, 2018

Sam Smyth explains how events have left him feeling ‘betrayed’ and ‘sickened’, fearing for the anonymity of his sources and dismayed over media freedom in his homeland.