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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

What I've learned as a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow — and how you can apply

Rwandan journalist Jean Claude Kabengera discusses his experiences with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and offers his top tips for applying.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 22, 2016

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

Profiles in mobile journalism: Enabling better journalism worldwide

Many analyses of mobile journalism focus on how it affects the developed world. But how are journalists using mobile phones to report from developing countries?

Clothilde Goujard | November 16, 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

Mexico's Carmen Aristegui shares tips for journalists fearful of libel lawsuits

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui is in legal trouble after her website Aristegui Noticias exposed a high-level corruption scandal. Her advice for journalists fearful of libel suits? "Keep publishing."

Elyssa Pachico | November 14, 2016

What journalists can learn from the 2016 US presidential election

After a shocking presidential election, political journalists can take several lessons away from the 2016 campaign.

Elyssa Pachico | November 11, 2016

When interviewing trauma victims, proceed with caution and compassion

How can journalists get the full story of a traumatic event without bringing more harm to their interview subjects? Here are some tips.

Sherry Ricchiardi | November 07, 2016

Mobile app gives news organizations the 'Push' they need

ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess introduces his mobile news app "Push," which will help smaller organizations and news outlets deliver content efficiently to readers.

Christopher Guess | November 01, 2016

Funders share tips on how to win international reporting grants

Three U.S. organizations that fund overseas reporting trips shared their advice on how to put together a winning story proposal. 

Elyssa Pachico | October 28, 2016

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