Our Members

Tak-tak-tak Foundation For Promotion of Mass Communication and Education in the Sphere of Law, Russia

“Tak-tak-tak” Foundation For Promotion of Mass Communication and Education in the Sphere of Law began in 2013 to continue work by the Press Development Institute-Siberia to develop new methods of citizen and public investigative journalism. It brings together citizens, human rights defenders and journalists on social issues and human rights through legal consultations; investigative reporting; and training seminars and workshops. Based in Novosibirsk, Siberia, Tak-tak-tak opens its site to investigative projects from any person.

Tanzania Media Foundation (Tanzania)

Tanzania Media Foundation (Tanzania), formerly Tanzania Media Fund, enables investigative and public interest journalism through funding and learning activities and facilitates critical reflection and learning for journalists and other media stakeholders. TMF also promotes rural reporting, specialization and mentorship and media business transformation for sustainable independent journalism.

Texas Observer, USA

Texas Observer is an Austin-based US nonprofit news organization known for fearless investigative reporting, narrative storytelling and sophisticated cultural criticism about all things Texan. The nonprofit Texas Democracy Foundation publishes the Texas Observer bimonthly magazine and texasobserver.org. Since its founding in 1954, the Observer has covered issues that are often ignored or under-reported by other media.

The Bristol Cable, UK

The Bristol Cable is redefining local journalism through challenging multimedia, community action and cooperative ownership. Founded in 2014 in Bristol U.K, the organization is powered by over members who all have a say and own an equal share in their media co-operative. The Bristol Cable produces an online and print magazine led by features and investigations of local relevance with national and international significance. Through high quality training and a pioneering member owned model, it seeks to increase access to journalism for a diverse community and forge a new replicable model for financing quality media.

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), UK

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent not-for-profit organisation. Established in April 2010, the Bureau is the first of its kind in the UK, where philanthropically funded journalism is rare. Its team of journalists bolsters original news by producing high-quality investigations for press and broadcast media with the aim of educating the public and the media on both the realities of today’s world and the value of honest reporting.

The New Humanitarian (Switzerland)

The New Humanitarian (Switzerland) reports from the heart of conflicts and disasters to inform prevention and response. Formerly known as IRIN News, its reporting on humanitarian crises helps sound the alarm and gives insight to policymakers, practitioners and others who want to make the world more humane. Its past reports include the crisis in Darfur, resistance of malaria to the Artemisin drug, Boko Haram, and discrimination against Myanmar’s Rohingya people.

The Reporter, Taiwan

The Reporter (Taiwan) is a non-profit media organization founded by The Reporter Foundation and relies on public donation. They strive to produce in-depth reports, track issues at stake and conduct investigative journalism. At the end of 2016, a major investigative report “Far-Sea Fishery & Slavery at Sea” was published and an immediate success. The report hit the headlines of TV news and daily newspapers in Taiwan, and right afterwards, the Taiwanese government publicly apologized for what had happened and promised to change the old policy and regulation.

The War Horse News, United States

The War Horse News is the only nonprofit newsroom dedicated to investigating both the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs in the United States. Their team publishes fact-based, public service journalism on behalf of more than four million Post-9/11 veterans, their families and fellow citizens. The War Horse is the only military and veteran-focused newsroom to co-publish with Vanity Fair and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Within its first year of publishing their reporting has changed military law and sparked congressional and federal investigations into pandemic sexual exploitation throughout the Defense Department.

Tokyo Investigative Newsroom Tansa, Japan

Tokyo Investigative Newsroom Tansa is an independent non-profit newsroom dedicated to investigative journalism. Tansa began as The Waseda Chronicle, a project of the Institute for Journalism at Waseda University, on February 1, 2017, with an inaugural issue featuring the series “Journalism for Sale.” It was established as Japan’s first university-based center for investigative journalism. A year after its inception, the Chronicle became independent from Waseda University, becoming Japan’s first investigative journalism NGO. Tansa aims to educate students and foster the next generation of investigative journalists who will contribute to create a critical and innovative journalism in Japan.

Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, US

The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism is dedicated to training students for distinguished careers in investigative journalism. Candidates for the Columbia University’s Master of Science degree are able to pursue this specialization, which is platform-neutral and is taken in addition to the traditional M.S. curriculum. Stabile students are required to take skills classes and seminars in investigative reporting. They spend the year learning investigative methods and are required to do an investigative report for their Master’s Project. The Stabile Center provides support for their research and reporting, including paying for travel costs.

Type Investigations at Type Media Center (USA)

Type Investigations (USA), formerly known as The Investigative Fund , cultivates diverse journalistic talent to produce high-impact investigative reporting that holds the powerful accountable. It does this by providing freelance reporters with hands-on editorial guidance, institutional support and funds to cover travel, time and other costs. Its stories have won top awards while sparking resignations of officials, FBI investigations and federal laws.