OjoPúblico was founded in 2014 in Lima as an investigative journalism association. Its mission is to promote transparency, accountability, and access to public information. The association runs an investigative unit covering organized crime and corruption, and provides training for journalists on a variety of tools and applications. OjoPublico was created by veteran journalists from El Comercio, Peru’s leading newspaper, who wanted an independent digital base.
Oorvani Foundation is a public-funded, non-partisan, non-profit organization that funds hardcore data and analytical journalism. It started off as the Citizenmatters.in website in 2008, followed by Oorvani Media Pte. Ltd. and finally Oorvani Foundation was established, in order to separate its journalism from the funding. The foundation, which has a stable presence in Chennai and Bangalore, has supported the creation of many data-driven investigative stories and also started a ‘Co-Media Lab’ initiative to improve quality of citizen and professional journalism through collaborative projects and offering journalism internships and workshops.
Openpolis (Italy) is an independent nonprofit that promotes free access to data and information, in order to improve the culture of transparency and democratic participation. This mission means collecting relevant data concerning democracy and information, in order to build a freely accessible data repository. Openpolis analyzes data regarding power, politics, economy, territories and local communities and believes in increasing public awareness on data use, in order to create data-knowledgeable communities. It currently designs and manages open government and openbudget platforms. It monitors political power, analyzes traditional institutions and new actors. It also designs, develops and manages data oriented ICT platforms in order to produce information, tell stories, carry out investigations and improve public awareness on specific matters.
OCCRP is a non-profit dedicated to reporting on organized crime and corruption around the world. OCCRP’s goal is to help people better understand how organized crime and corruption affect their lives. OCCRP seeks to provide in-depth investigative stories as well as the latest news pertaining to these issues. In addition to the stories, OCCRP is building an online resource center of documents related to organized crime including court records, laws, reports, studies, company records and other public documents that will be an invaluable resource center for journalists and the public alike.
The Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism is Africa’s first investigative journalism unit focusing on environmental and related development issues. Oxpeckers combines traditional investigative reporting with data driven journalism, cutting-edge geo-narrative techniques, and digital engagement tools. Oxpeckers operates a core newsroom, bolstered by Oxpecker Fellows, and a range of special digital projects designed to create public resources to improve citizen access to environmental justice.