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Case Studies Member Profiles

The Environmental Investigative Forum Taking Cross-Border Collaboration to the Next Level

The group has built an international network of more than 100 trained investigative journalists and environmental experts probing the activities impacting the natural world.

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Case Studies: Investigating Where Garbage Goes Around the World

GIJN looks at three different reports from Europe and Latin America that track where our garbage goes around the world and investigate the implications for people and the environment that waste can present.

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How Tai Nalon Creates New Tools to Investigate and Fact-Check Brazilian Politics

For GIJN’s My Favorite Tools series we spoke with Brazilian journalist Tai Nalon, executive director and co-founder of the fact-checking website Aos Fatos, who now leads an award-winning reporting team of nearly 20 people. 

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How Women Are Driving a Golden Age of Data Journalism in Kenya

Eunice Magwambo, Purity Mukami, and Juliet Atellah discuss their work and challenges facing data journalists in their home country of Kenya.

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How an Award-Winning Investigation Exposed a State Welfare Scandal

In our latest “How They Did It” series, GIJN profiles investigative reporter Anna Wolfe’s recent exposé on corruption inside the Mississippi state welfare office, which was honored with the 2023 Goldsmith Prize.

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Refugee Pushbacks, Uyghur Mistreatment, and Sports Corruption: Europe’s Cross-Border Investigative Journalism Winners

Investigations on topics as diverse as corruption in sports, illegal “pushbacks” of refugees, and the mass internment of Uyghurs in China were recognized at the IJ4EU Impact Awards, the annual prize of the Investigative Journalism for Europe fund.

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Danwatch: How a Danish Investigative Site Exerts Global Reach

GIJN member Danwatch was launched in 2007 by civic groups in Denmark with a focus on both research and journalism. Danwatch has since grown to have one of the largest specialized investigative journalism teams in Denmark, with 13 reporters, one of them based in South America.

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Tracking Far-Right Suspects Across Continents: A 10-Year Hunt for Spanish Fugitives

As Spain transitioned to democracy, a series of attacks were carried out by the far-right. In some cases, the culprits were never found. To provide some measure of accountability, two journalists from El País have worked for a decade tracking down fugitives in cases forgotten or closed by the authorities.

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Travel Woes: The Challenges Investigative Reporters Face When Crossing Borders

In an era where corruption, financial crime, and illicit trade routinely span the globe, so too must the investigations that uncover them. But one of the least discussed and often unexpected obstacles in that pursuit involves the difficulties investigative journalists can face when traveling and physically crossing borders.

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How They Did It: Tracking Phosphate Smuggling From Syria Into Europe

SIRAJ founder Mohammad Bassiki collaborated with OCCRP and Lighthouse Reports to investigate the illicit smuggling of sanctioned Syrian phosphates into Europe.