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How workshops and mentoring are fostering investigative journalism in Jamaica

Despite a safe media environment and rampant corruption, Jamaica lacks a robust press to adequately cover the news. A new pilot program is trying to change this. 

Farah Mohammed | October 12, 2017

How journalists can detect electronic surveillance

With surveillance of journalists on the rise virtually everywhere, protect yourself and your sources with these tips.

Jorge Luis Sierra | August 11, 2017

Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

Exploring the intersections of journalism and technology

At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.

Jéssica Cruz | July 12, 2017

UNESCO publishes report on protecting journalism sources for World Press Freedom Day

To mark World Press Freedom Day, a new study from UNESCO looks at the threats journalists and their sources face in the digital space — and the legal protections that exist to protect them.

Sam Berkhead | May 03, 2017

Global journalism initiative to uncover politicians’ tax returns

How the Tax Disclosure Project, an international network of investigative journalists, is working to bring greater transparency to public figures' taxes.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 24, 2017

The best investigative journalism of 2016

How did investigative journalism make an impact in 2016? Here are some of the top highlights of the year.

Jean Claude Kabengera | January 04, 2017

3 tips for investigative journalists on how to follow the money

In the wake of this year's massive Panama Papers story, Paul Radu of OCCRP and Carlos Eduardo Huertas from Connectas share their best tips for following the money in an investigation.

Jacqueline Strzemp | December 14, 2016

OCCRP's Miranda Patrucić: 'Journalism is your defense'

2016 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award winner Miranda Patrucić discusses her work investigating the powerful and exposing corruption with OCCRP.

Sam Berkhead | November 14, 2016

How to use open source information to investigate stories online

What does it take to be an effective online investigator? In today's digital world, verifying open source information plays a huge role, writes Bellingcat's Eliot Higgins.

Eliot Higgins | August 29, 2016

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