Investigative reporting

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.

How ICIJ’s Datashare project will help journalists breach borders
Julien Martin · May 14, 2018

ICIJ’s pioneering Datashare project will radically reshape the way journalists collaborate across the world.

At the heart of Hungary’s battle for democracy: journalism
Dean Starkman · May 7, 2018

The story of Hungary’s latest Prime Minister Viktor Orban is a media story.  His rise was built on it. His consolidated power rests on it.

ICIJ partners and Appleby agree to settlement
Fergus Shiel · May 4, 2018

Law firm Appleby has ended its legal action against the the Guardian and the BBC over their roles in the Paradise Papers investigation.

Journalist Ritu Sarin on the Panama Papers 'treasure hunt'
Scilla Alecci · April 18, 2018

Sarin tells us what it’s like working as an investigative reporter in India, and other insights in our monthly column Meet the Investigators.

The Daphne Project: ‘Her voice will not be silenced’
Will Fitzgibbon · April 17, 2018

When anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing in Malta last year, the investigations she was working on came to a sudden halt. Until now.

Dominican Republic journalist faces murder mastermind threats
Fergus Shiel · April 11, 2018

Investigative journalist Alicia Ortega Hasbun has been threatened by an inmate sharing a jail cell with an alleged drug lord convicted this week as the mastermind in the murder of another journalist.