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Editor’s Pick: 2022’s Best Investigative Stories in French

Geographical diversity, the stories’ impact and uniqueness, the risks taken, and the techniques used were some of our criteria for selecting the strongest French language investigations of the year, selected by GIJN French Editor Alcyone Wemaëre, GIJN Francophone Africa Editor Maxime Domegni, GIJN French Assistant Editor Moran Kerinec, and Africa Assistant Editor Aïssatou Fofana.

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Investigating Antiquities Trafficking

The illicit trade in antiquities is a form of transnational crime that connects the theft at heritage sites to the elite world of the global art market, often via a web of organized crime.

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Expert Tips for Following Ships, Smugglers and Supply Chains

Ace investigators Giannina Segnini, Pulitzer Prize-winning AP reporter Martha Mendoza and independent investigative journalist Bryan Christy offer up tips on how to find stories in shipping data, as well as resources for tracking ships, smugglers and supply chains.

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How They Did It: Inside a Mega-Collaboration on the US-Mexico Wall

More than 30 journalists set out to film and observe every foot of the border with Mexico, from Texas to California. The result was a fully interactive map with about 20 hours of aerial footage of the border, a seven-chapter story about the journey, 14 additional stories about the consequences of the wall, 14 mini-documentaries and an explanation of the history of the border itself. Here’s how they did it.

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Reporting on Slavery: Tips from the Pros

A staggering 40 million people in the world exist in some form of slavery today. Learn how to investigate this inherently secretive industry from top journalists in the field.