Politics

Amy Klobuchar’s Implant Industry Support Complicates Her Pro-Consumer Reputation
Spencer Woodman, Sydney P. Freedberg and Amy Forliti · February 28, 2019

The U.S. presidential hopeful has championed legislation that critics say could put medical device patients at risk.

Britain Considers Medical Implants Registry to Improve Patient Safety
Simon Bowers · February 21, 2019

The call for a new register comes after the Implant Files exposed weaknesses in the regulation of medical devices implanted in patients across Europe.

How a women-led news organization is holding the powerful to account in Brazil
Sasha Chavkin · February 11, 2019

Brazil’s Natalia Viana co-founded Agência Pública, a women-led investigative news outlet that focuses on human rights, gender equality and abuses of corporate and government power.

Court rules MEPs’ expense spending to remain secret
Will Fitzgibbon · September 27, 2018

European parliamentarians who receive tens of millions of dollars in public money through a secretive expenses system won’t have to reveal how they spend it, a European court ruled.

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.

Offshore laws remain 'weak' for majority of G20 post-Panama Papers
Fergus Shiel · April 30, 2018

Transparency International found the majority of G20 countries still have no idea who ultimately controls many companies.

Shots fired at judge’s house after former Pakistan PM gets life ban from politics
Scilla Alecci · April 16, 2018

Former Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif life ban from politics has been greeted with gunfire and predictions.

Paradise Papers helps reveal Illinois governor candidate’s offshore connections
Spencer Woodman · March 15, 2018

Chicago Tribune reporters used ICIJ’s data to debunk claims by Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker.

Will US tax agency nominee help rein in offshore holdings?
Spencer Woodman · February 27, 2018

Donald Trump’s pick to lead the IRS has plenty of offshore experience, but critics question whether his allegiances lie with the tax agency or those seeking to dodge its reach.

Increased political pressure puts reporting at risk in Poland
Cecile S. Gallego · January 25, 2018

Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.