Most Popular Reads on GIJN in 2019

It’s been another exciting year at GIJN with some great original stories — including tips, tools, techniques, and case studies galore, as well as our regular series How They Did It, My Favorite Tools, and Focus (GIJN’s member profiles) — alongside some of our favorite reads from around the web.

GIJN Elects Board 2019

GIJN’s member organizations voted to re-elect six current board members who were up for election this year, and one new board member. Congratulations to Marina Walker Guevara, Brant Houston, Paul Radu, Fernando Rodrigues, Rana Sabbagh, Julia Stein and Estacio Valoi.

And…It’s a Wrap: #GIJC19 Highlights

Over the past four days, 1,700 journalists from 130 countries gathered in Hamburg, Germany, to share experiences, learn from expert speakers, network with kindred spirits, and find new partners for their next investigations. It was the most diverse and largest-ever international gathering of investigative journalists, and a perfect place to be inspired.

Investigations From Peru, Philippines, South Africa Win Global Shining Light Award

Stories on Latin American corruption, extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, and state capture in South Africa won the eighth Global Shining Light Awards, announced tonight at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Hamburg, Germany. The prize honors investigative journalism conducted in developing or transitioning countries, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

A Global Network for the World’s Investigative Journalists

As we gather for the 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, this seems a good time to share again with our colleagues where the Global Investigative Journalism Network and its conferences come from. It was a simple idea at the end of the 20th century — to gather the world’s investigative journalists to share their knowledge with each other — that gave birth to GIJN, which has now grown to 182 member organizations in 77 countries.