New GIJN member Viewfinder, a small nonprofit journalism organization, is re-imagining investigative reporting in South Africa by exposing the disproportionate effects of systemic failures on marginalized communities.
The reporter who first broke open the US military burn pits scandal and its hazardous environmental impact on veterans discusses how she reported the story and tracked its evolution to the halls of the US Congress.
In our latest GIJN webinar, members of forensic investigation teams from Bellingcat and The Washington Post explained how they analyzed the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot in the West Bank city of Jenin in May.
Conditions for journalists in authoritarian countries are challenging and often dangerous. In light of these challenges, journalists and donors need to widen their understanding of the less traditional ways journalism generates impact.
Press freedom – as exercised by independent news organizations free from the control of governments, political parties and other partisan interests – is fundamental to the development of peaceful, just and democratic societies. These organizations foster dialogue, respect for individual rights and good governance.
In a session on high-level corruption at #GIJC21, a panel of reporters from Liberia, Ukraine, Sudan, Russia, and Lebanon suggested a series of strategies that can pry facts from obstinate government agencies, find whistleblowers, and deliver alternate forms of accountability for officials seemingly above the law.
A collaborative project brought together 40 women journalists from 30 states across India to tell the stories they had uncovered while investigating the impact of COVID-19. But their coming together turned into a much broader conversation about the challenges of their work and lives.
Seventy stories and still counting. This is the main result of an ongoing struggle waged since 2017 for the disclosure of all pension and retirement payments by the Brazilian government. On the front line is GIJN member Fiquem Sabendo, a journalism agency specializing in that country’s Freedom of Information Act.