Press freedom

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.

Press Freedom Fears After West Africa Leaks Reporter Convicted in Benin
Will Fitzgibbon · August 25, 2019

A journalist who exposed the offshore accounts of a corporate titan has been fined and given a suspended jail sentence under a new digital media law.

Uganda, Mauritius, and Kenya: What’s life like as a reporter?
Zshekinah Collier · July 25, 2019

We spoke with three of our partners from Uganda, Kenya and Mauritius about what press freedom was like at home – and the challenges they overcome.

Top tips and tricks for going global with FOI
Karrie Kehoe · July 16, 2019

Freedom of Information requests are powerful weapons in the arsenal of a canny reporter. Here are some tips to help you launch a global FOI project. 

Turkish journalist spared jail for Paradise Papers investigation
Will Fitzgibbon · May 6, 2019

Investigative reporter Pelin Ünker will avoid prison after an appeals court dismissed a defamation claim brought by the sons of Turkey’s former prime minister.

Standing Together for Press Freedom
Scilla Alecci and Gerard Ryle · May 3, 2019

On World Press Freedom Day 2019, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists director Gerard Ryle talks about the importance of press freedom.