Investigative

Mar 202015

Investigative Journalists Uncover Corruption in Latin America

ICFJ’s Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas (IRIA) gave reporter Rafael Cabrera the tools he needed to break a story on the “Mexican White House” that has shaken the government of that country and led to follow-up stories from major media in the United States.

Cabrera, a journalist with Aristegui Noticias, reported on a potential conflict of interest involving President Enrique Peña Nieto and his wife, Angélica Rivera.

Taller de Periodismo de Investigación en Paraguay (2015)

El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) en alianza con CONNECTAS y Foro de Periodistas Paraguayos (FOPEP) convocan a los periodistas paraguayos a participar en el taller sobre técnicas de investigación periodística.

Feb 182015

Journalists at Risk Map Illustrates Stunning Number of Attacks on Journalists in Mexico

The dangers faced by journalists around the world have been a prominent subject in the news lately. From reporters captured by ISIS to those whose computers have been hacked by their own governments, attacks on journalists come in many forms.

Taller de Periodismo de Investigación en Nicaragua (2015)


El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) en alianza con CONNECTAS y la Universidad Americana (UAM) convocaban a los periodistas nicaragüenses a participar en el taller sobre técnicas de investigación periodística. El evento fue conducido por el periodista mexicano Jorge Luis Sierra, experto de temas de seguridad digital y el periodista colombiano Carlos Eduardo Huertas.

Rahma Hacks/Hackers

ICFJ Knight Fellow Rahma Mian hosts the first Hacks/Hackers Pakistan meeting. Photo courtesy of Rahma Mian

Jan 72015

ICFJ Knight Director Featured on Al Jazeera's 2015 Media Trends Segment

Jorge Luis Sierra, Director of ICFJ’s Knight International Journalism Fellowships program, was featured on a segment of Al Jazeera English’s The Listening Post.

Jorge Luis AJE

Source: Screen-grab from Al Jazeera English video.

Katherine Iorio

Photo courtesy of Katherine Iorio.

Dec 312014

ICFJ VP of Programs on Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists, State of Free Press in Egypt

During a panel discussion marking the one-year anniversary of the imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt, ICFJ Vice President of Programs Patrick Butler emphasized the importance of freedom of the press in Egypt and around the world.

Al Jazeera’s Bahar Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste were arrested in Cairo on Dec. 29, 2013 after interviewing members of the Muslim Brotherhood, an opposition group banned in Egypt shortly after Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s takeover.