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).
Asociación de Periodismo Punto y Aparte
Asociación de Periodismo Punto y Aparte (Costa Rica) supports investigative reporting and solutions journalism. It is a meeting space for good journalists, young and experienced; various companies and individuals are invited to join as team sponsors, supported by journalism schools and media. Its intention is to link all these actors to generate a fresh journalistic proposal.
Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo (ABRAJI), Brazil
The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo, or ABRAJI) is one of the world’s leading associations of investigative reporters. ABRAJI has trained thousands of reporters and works to expand freedom of information and protect journalists in Brazil. Each year, it sponsors Brazil’s investigative journalism congress, which attracts hundreds of journalists and journalism students.
Associação Fiquem Sabendo, Brazil
Associação Fiquem Sabendo is a nonprofit independent organization specializing in the freedom of access to information in Brazil. Fiquem Sabendo’s multidisciplinary team obtains information of public interest through requests, reports, and lawsuits. They interrogate data and analyze documents in order to disclose relevant information to society.
Átlátszó Erdély, Romania
Átlátszó Erdély (meaning Transparent Transylvania) is a Romanian nonprofit made up of ethnic Hungarian activists and 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.
Atlatszo.hu is a watchdog NGO and online newspaper for investigative journalism to promote transparency, accountability, and freedom of information in Hungary. Established in 2011, atlatszo.hu – “atlatszo” means transparent in Hungarian – produces investigative reports, accepts information from whistleblowers, files freedom of information requests, and commences freedom of information lawsuits in cases where its requests are refused.
Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) is a network of local non-governmental organizations promoting freedom of speech, human rights and democratic values. The group is dedicated to creating a strong, professional, independent media in Southeast Europe as an essential component of developing democracy and a market economy in the Balkans.
Baltic Centre for Investigative Journalism (re:baltica), Latvia
Re:baltica is a non-profit organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Founded in August 2011, the organization focus on in-depth investigations of socially important issues in the Baltic region, such as corruption, crime, finances, entrepreneurship, health and human rights. Its journalism encourages transparency and reform. Re:baltica is based in Riga, but its journalists and board members come from all Baltic states: Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
Belarusian Investigative Center
Belarusian Investigative Center is the only specialized investigative media outlet for Belarusian audiences, despite being forced to report from exile in the Czech Republic. A member of OCCRP, BIC won the Belarusian Association of Journalists’ investigative Free Word prize for three consecutive years after its founding in 2018, and has contributed to international projects like the Pandora Papers. The newsroom complements its biweekly investigations with weekly “Top Fake” fact-checking analysis, and generates new shows and mini-documentaries that are among the most popular Belarusian-language videos on Youtube.
Bellingcat (Netherlands) has won international attention for its groundbreaking stories that bring together open source investigators to dig into everything from armed conflict to high-profile criminal cases, war crimes, threats to the environment, and beyond. Alongside publishing investigations, Bellingcat provides others with tools to conduct similar work via case studies, how-to guides and innovative workshops.