Investigative Reporters Win Knight Int’l Award

Investigative reporters from Bosnia and Mexico who have exposed financial crimes and misconduct at the highest levels are winners of the 2016 Knight International Journalism Award. Honors went to Miranda Patrucic of the Sarajevo-based Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and the investigative team at Aristegui Noticias, a Mexican news site led by Carmen Aristegui.

Source: International Center for Journalists

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Siyazana Project Maps Power Ties in S. Africa

This new project uses financial disclosure forms to analyze power connections in South Africa, and is being adapted for use across Africa. Done by the Institute for Security Studies and GIJN members African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting and International Center for Journalists.

Source: Siyazana

Posted on: January 31, 2015

Egypt Sentences ICFJ Employees to Jail

An Egyptian court sentenced 43 NGO workers to jail--including five employees of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)--convicting them of illegally operating in Egypt. Three of ICFJ's U.S.-based workers--Vice President Patrick Butler and consultants Michelle Betz and Natasha Tynes--received five-year sentences in absentia. “ICFJ condemns this outrageous verdict in the strongest possible terms,” said ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan.

Source: International Center for Journalists

Posted on: June 4, 2013