Investigative reporting

Multiple murders cast shadow on an unexpected trouble spot
Martha M. Hamilton · October 16, 2018

Europe is a region often considered a relative safe haven for journalists, but this past year reporters have been murdered and press freedom declined.

Press Freedom And The Fight For Accountability
ICIJ · October 4, 2018

ICIJ’s Marina Walker Guevara joins a panel of journalists for an in-depth conversation on the challenges facing reporters today.

Panama Papers film examines how journalists speak truth to power
Amy Wilson-Chapman · October 2, 2018

The risky business of investigative reporting for whistleblowers and reporters is at the heart of the latest Panama Papers documentary.

German media reveals how Chinese bribes for Siemens products flowed
Scilla Alecci · October 1, 2018

Court records uncovered by a German news investigation reveal dozens of bribery prosecutions against Siemens’ medical device distributors in China.

Web scraping: How to harvest data for untold stories
Razzan Nakhlawi · September 25, 2018

Web scraping gives you access to information living on the internet. If you can view it on a website, you can harvest it. Here’s how.

The financial benefits of major investigations
GIJN · September 20, 2018

Here’s GIJN’s pocket-guide to five investigations whose financial impact is quantifiably great.

‘You need a plan A, B and C’: Lessons from Hurricane Maria
Spencer Woodman · September 13, 2018

ICIJ member Omaya Sosa Pascual and her team helped reveal Puerto Rico’s true death toll in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Now, she shares lessons on covering similar tragedies.

Undercover reporters expose ‘bogus’ scientific conferences
Scilla Alecci · September 12, 2018

A new investigation reveals fake conferences that aim to ‘rip off’ researchers and damage credibility.

From apartheid to now: Gwen Lister’s fight for truth
Will Fitzgibbon · September 11, 2018

ICIJ founding member Gwen Lister talks about the modern day enemy and fighting apartheid.