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Introduction - Africa Organized Crime Guide

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Guide to Investigating Organized Crime in Africa

Organized crime is a global phenomenon. But Africa, with its deep-seated corruption and “resource curse,” is particularly hard hit.

Editor's Pick 2022 India


Editor’s Pick: 2022’s Best Investigative Stories in India 

GIJN’s Hindi editor offers his picks for the best investigative journalism stories from India during 2022.

Editor's Pick 2022 China and Taiwan


Editor’s Pick: 2022’s Best Investigative Stories about China and Taiwan

GIJN presents our editor’s picks for the best investigative journalism stories from China and Taiwan during 2022.


Top 10 Guides and Tipsheets from GIJN’s Resource Center in 2022

From investigating elections around the world to tracking the fallout from the war in Ukraine to digging into organized crime in the Golden Triangle, here are the best guides and tipsheets from GIJN Resource Center’s in 2022.

Africa Organized Crime Guide - Environmental Crimes


Guide to Investigating Organized Crime in Africa — Environmental Crimes

In this preview of GIJN’s forthcoming Guide to Investigating Organized Crime in Africa, Cameroonian data journalist Madeleine Ngeunga offers reporting tips and expert advice for covering illegal logging, wildlife trafficking, and other environmental crimes.

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How GIJN Advisory Services Helped Newsrooms in Indonesia and India

GIJN Advisory Services has launched the Investigative Journalism Assessment Program (IJ-MAP), which allows us to offer a free, in-depth assessment of an organization, and follow up with expert advice from media consultants in priority areas such as investigative reporting, data journalism, revenue development, and digital audience reach.

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GIJN Bookshelf: Investigative Titles for Your 2022 Reading List

The year 2022 has seen a number of noteworthy books about investigative journalism, from going undercover to dig into corruption to investigating the underbelly of the global migration crisis, and from a deep dive into dodgy COVID contracts to a book from Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa.


Best Practices for Journalists Covering Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

At a recent GIJN webinar, journalist and experts discussed best practices for investigating conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV), including tips for interviewing possible war crimes victims and corroborating incidents without re-traumatizing survivors.

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Simple Tips for Verifying if a Tweet Screenshot Is Real or Fake

Shayan Sardarizadeh, a reporter who covers online misinformation for BBC Monitoring, offers several tips for verifying or debunking suspect Twitter screenshots.


Resources for Tackling Authoritarian Threats on International Day of Democracy

To support our colleagues around the world on the International Day of Democracy, GIJN has rounded up a series of our reporting guides, tip sheets, and webinars — both to define the anti-democratic challenges and to provide tips and tools for digging into authoritarian bad actors and defending against their attacks.