Investigative reporting

New study maps the ‘Anatomy of a Global Investigation’
Bill Buzenberg · July 6, 2015

ICIJ’s work has achieved global impact. But how do you actually pull together a global collaboration? Here are some practical tips from a new report.

How 50 reporters exposed the World Bank’s broken promises
Michael Hudson · June 24, 2015

From confronting Honduran Army officers to wrangling huge datasets, ICIJ and its partners approached the World Bank investigation as team.

LuxLeaks, SwissLeaks win top Data Journalism Award
ICIJ · June 18, 2015

ICIJ pays tribute to whistleblowers and journalist facing charges as team of more than 200 honored with top prize.

Data dive: How to mine World Bank resettlement documents
Cecile S. Gallego · April 22, 2015

ICIJ spent 11 months going through World Bank reports. Here’s what we learned, and some tips for getting your head around the documents and data.

New investigation reveals 3.4m displaced by World Bank
Sasha Chavkin and Michael Hudson · April 13, 2015

Journalists reporting from more than 20 countries expose flaws in loan programs around the world.

How ICIJ reminded me why I became a journalist
Martha M. Hamilton · March 16, 2015

I’m not new to collaborative journalism. But I’ve never worked in a collaboration with the scope, ambition and sense of mission that I found at ICIJ.

Behind the scenes of ICIJ’s biggest-ever collaboration
Hamish Boland-Rudder · February 27, 2015

“I can’t say much, but do you remember the Greek Lagarde list? Well, we might have a story for you…” So began ICIJ’s most ambitious project to date.

Luxembourg Leaks a Case Study in Collaborative Journalism
Marina Walker Guevara · November 6, 2014

Complex files, specialized subject areas – this project would always be a challenge. For success we needed local reporting on a global scale.

Churchill urged US to ‘wipe out’ Moscow with A-bomb
Thomas Maier · October 27, 2014

A new book reveals that Winston Churchill didn’t want to stop at mere rhetoric in his campaign against communism.