Investigative reporting

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.

Technology, tradition, and a golden age of muckraking
Sheila Coronel · October 21, 2014

Are we living in a Golden Age of investigative journalism? The answer depends on who you ask, and where they’ve come from.

Journalists hit back with anti-spying legal challenge
Will Fitzgibbon and Hamish Boland-Rudder · September 15, 2014

A journalism organization is alleging that the UK government’s surveillance program is in breach of international law.

People power: Lone wolves turn to citizen masses for data help
Cecile S. Gallego · September 11, 2014

The old guard of lone wolf investigative reporters have found a new and increasingly necessary ally in their battle to wrangle big data.

Bird’s eye view: How satellite imagery is making the news
Sheila Coronel · September 2, 2014

Three very different stories show how satellite images, until recently confined to the weather report, are now the stuff of front-page news.

How to investigate Russia’s shady business world online
Arachnys Research Blog · August 5, 2014

Russia can be a difficult place to operate, made tougher by increasing sanctions. But how open is its corporate data?

‘I’m not a spy:’ Reporters reveal surveillance fears
Hamish Boland-Rudder · July 28, 2014

U.S. government surveillance is scaring sources and making journalists feel like criminals and spies, a new report says.