Press freedom

How independent news is ‘vital to democracy’
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · December 3, 2019

Why donate to ICIJ? ICIJ Insiders told us that they believe the work of ICIJ, and of investigative journalists, is needed more than ever.

Malta’s PM to resign in January amid journalist murder scandal
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 1, 2019

Joseph Muscat confirmed he will resign in January as the scandal over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to envelop his government.

Top Malta resignations linked to scandal over journalist murder probe
Fergus Shiel · November 26, 2019

Two government ministers and the prime minister’s chief of staff have resigned two years after the death of anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. 

Businessman arrested in Malta journalist murder probe
Douglas Dalby · November 20, 2019

A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Marchers call for ‘truth and justice’ two years after journalist’s murder
Amy Wilson-Chapman · October 16, 2019

Candlelight vigils were held in Malta and across Europe to mark the two-year anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination. 

ICIJ’s Marina Walker Guevara recognized for outstanding commitment to journalism
Zshekinah Collier · October 3, 2019

Marina Walker Guevara says the key to successful investigations are deep trust, harnessing technology and working together.

Press Freedom Week highlights power of collaborative journalism
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · September 26, 2019

Journalists, advocates, lawyers and members of the public gathered in Los Angeles last week for the first-ever LA Press Freedom Week, to…

I wanted immigration detention complex blueprints, but all I got was a hefty legal letter.
Spencer Woodman · September 23, 2019

I wanted to shed light on the future use of solitary confinement, but instead, I got a hefty envelope from a private law firm.

Whistleblowers, covering Suharto and making stories ‘bullet-proof’: Meet Wahyu Dhyatmika
Scilla Alecci · September 10, 2019

Wahyu Dhyatmika has been writing stories for as long as he can remember and began working as a reporter in 1996 – when Indonesia was still under the dictatorship of the Suharto regime.

Join us for LA Press Freedom Week 2019
ICIJ · August 27, 2019

LA Press Freedom Week will take place with the Committee to Protect Journalists, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press from September 16-20, 2019 in Los Angeles.