The African Investigative Publishing Collective is an association of veteran investigative journalists who have dedicated their working -and often also private- lives to the exposure of wrongs in their societies. It is inspired by a commitment to dig deeper, unearth injustice and uncover truths in the public interest, that is, in the service of democracy, transparency and development.
The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) was founded in 2014 and includes ten investigative newsrooms across Africa. The South Africa-based ANCIR (pronounced “anchor”) seeks to strengthen and help sustain African investigative journalism by improving expertise, insight, and production capacity. Focusing on the “business of news,” the network supports training, collaborative projects, and specialized data tools.
The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AIJ) plays a key role in promoting investigative journalism in Indonesia. Founded in 1994 and based in Jakarta, AJI was the first independent journalists association in Indonesia. Its inception was triggered by the dictatorial regime of Soeharto, which banned several courageous investigative journalism publications, including Tempo Magazine. AJI also provides legal support when independent journalists are sued or harassed because of their muckraking activities.
The amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, previously the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism, is a non-profit company that develops investigative journalism—a public interest task we believe promotes free, capable and worthy media and open, accountable and just democracy.
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) is the first and only nonprofit organization in the region dedicated to promoting investigative journalism in Arab newsrooms, still an alien practice. The Amman-based ARIJ was formed in early 2005 to support independent quality professional journalism, through funding in-depth journalism projects, and offering media coaching. It helps journalists working in print, radio, tv and on-line media in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Bahrain, Palestine, Yemen and Tunisia.
The Forum for Argentine Journalism (FOPEA) is an organization of more than 400 journalists, including most of Argentina’s best-known names in investigative journalism. It is dedicated to improving the quality of journalism as a vital support to the nation’s democracy. FOPEA wrote the first nationwide code of ethics, signed byall members. It holds dozens of training sessions yearly on all aspects of journalism, promoting in particular investigative journalism. FOPEA’s Freedom of Expression Monitor is the country’s main tool for tracking, and responding to attacks against journalists.
Armando.info was founded by three well-known venezuelan investigative reporters: Alfredo Meza, Joseph Poliszuk and Ewald Scharfenberg. In its short life, Armando.info has developed special projects with partners such as ICIJ (Coltan/ Offshore leaks/ Swissleaks/ Panama Papers), regional newspapers as La Nación and Clarín (Argentina), El Universo (Ecuador), El Nuevo Herald y Univisión (Florida-USA), Connectas (Colombia), Confidencial (Nicaragua), La Nación (Costa Rica), Ciper (Chile).
Stiftelsen for en Kritisk og Undersøkende Presse (SKUP) – is an association established in 1990, dedicated to promoting investigative journalism in Norway. SKUP organizes an annual weekend conference for investigative reporters and editors in Norway. One of the conference highlights is the SKUP award ceremony. SKUP regularly offers workshops and training in various investigative methods. The foundation’s website offers documentation on a decade of investigative journalism and projects in Norwegian media.
The Associazione di Giornalismo Investigativo was established in 2007 with the aim to contribute to the development of a accurate model of journalism-oriented analysis of the facts. Along these years, AGI has developed training courses and methodologies.
Átlátszó Erdély (meaning Transparent Transylvania) is a Romanian non-profit made up of ethnic Hungarian activists an journalists living in Romania who are interested in investigative journalism, inspired by atlatszo.hu, the Budapest-based Hungarian center for investigative journalism and watchdog NGO.
Átlátszó Center for Investigative Journalism is a watchdog NGO based in Budapest, Hungary, that combines investigative journalism and civic activism to promote transparency in Hungary.