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Member Profiles

Indonesia’s Tempo Leads Asia into Cross-Border Collaborations

Newsrooms in Asia have traditionally worked alone, guarding their sources and tip-offs fiercely and keeping their stories and investigations in-house. However, after attending GIJN’s Asian Investigative Journalism Conferences and participating in the global Panama Papers investigation, Indonesia’s top newsweekly and leading investigative outlet Tempo have been inspired to pursue their own cross-border collaborations.

Data Journalism Methodology

Inside a Pioneering Italian Data Journalism Collaboration

Confiscati Bene, released in mid-December in Europe, is a pioneering data journalism collaboration that digs into the $4 billion of goods in the EU confiscated from criminals by European authorities. An international team of journalists and their allies sought to create a European database of seized assets and answer troubling questions about the accountability of the process. Confiscati Bene (literally, Well Confiscated) received support from GIJN member; the main project can be seen at

News & Analysis

A Call for Collaboration: Data Mining in Cross-Border Investigations

Over the past few years we have seen the huge potential of data and document mining in investigative journalism. Tech savvy networks of journalists such as the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) have teamed together for astounding cross-border investigations. OCCRP has even incubated its own tools, such as VIS, Investigative Dashboard and Overview. But we need to do better. There is enormous duplication and missed opportunity in investigative journalism software.

News & Analysis

Collaboration Featured as 300 Gather for DataHarvest

DataHarvest, the European Investigative Journalism Conference, opened Friday, May 7, in Brussels with more than 300 participants coming from across Europe, and some from outside, as well. There was special emphasis on sharing methods and techniques — as well as failures — at the conference. The keynote speech came from Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of GIJN member International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Guevara stressed how ICIJ chooses people to be part of its projects, including its award-winning series on offshore tax scams.

News & Analysis

Spurring Cross-Border Collaboration on Journalism Investigations in Latin America

More and more, Latin American journalism is thriving in the digital space. Investigative journalism platforms online are joining forces, data journalism bootcamps are taking off and there are new accelerators looking to fund innovative news projects. “In today’s world, journalists spend more time in the virtual world than in the paper stacks,” said Carlos Eduardo Huertas, director of Connectas, a nonprofit which supports transnational journalism.

This image – showing a Russian military buildup near Ukraine in November 2021 – was one of more than 400 high resolution images of the Ukraine conflict that Maxar’s News Bureau has distributed to journalists.

Tipsheet Investigative Techniques Reporting Tools & Tips

Reporter’s Tipsheet for Acquiring Free Satellite Images

There is a treasure trove of compelling visual evidence out there that is going unused by many watchdog journalists, and this tipsheet offers newsrooms of all sizes tips for acquiring satellite imagery for no — or low — cost.

Policy & Advocacy Manager – Europe

Access Now
Brussels, Belgium
Deadline: Open until filled

Media Development Manager

Thomson Reuters Foundation
London, UK
Deadline: Open until filled

Project Manager, Global Anti Corruption Consortium

Transparency International
Berlin, Germany
Deadline: 16 June 2024

Deputy Managing Editor

Lighthouse Reports
Deadline: 15 June 2024

Chapter Guide Resource

Guide pour enquêter sur les crimes de guerre : comment retrouver les criminels de guerre

Les journalistes ont un rôle à jouer en révélant l’identité et la responsabilité de criminels de guerre, augmentant ainsi les chances de les voir un jour traduits en justice. Mais encore faut-il savoir comment s’y prendre pour retrouver leur trace et établir leur rôle. Vous trouverez, dans cet article, les conseils de deux journalistes expérimentés et primés pour leur travail.

Resource Video

Investigating the Extractives Industry in Africa

Africa is home to a substantial amount of the global mineral wealth. The continent, according to the Natural Resource Governance Institute, holds about 30% of the world’s oil, gas, and mineral resources. This includes up to 92% of the world’s platinum and chromium reserves, 56% of cobalt, 54% of manganese, and 40% of its gold. […]

News & Analysis Press Freedom Member Profiles

Comment un groupe de journalistes basés à Paris sauvent des enquêtes de l’oubli

À l’occasion de la journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse, ce 3 mai 2024, GIJN dresse le profil d’un de ses membres : Forbidden Stories. Fondé en 2017, le projet à but non lucratif vise à reprendre des enquêtes mises au placard en raison de menaces ou de violences afin d’envoyer le message : “Tuer le journaliste ne tue pas l’histoire”.

Chapter Guide Resource

Guide à l’usage des journalistes d’investigation en période électorale : les derniers outils de recherche open source

Les rendez-vous électoraux ne manquent pas en cette année 2024. Dans ce volet du Guide à l’usage des journalistes d’investigation en période électorale, vous découvrirez les nouvelles méthodes, les derniers outils open source, ainsi que des études de cas pour creuser vos sujets lors de ce moment essentiel de la vie politique et citoyenne et identifier les individus derrière les sites de campagne dangereux ou haineux.