International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has added 25 more members to its global network of investigative reporters. Hailing from 20 different countries across four continents, the group includes journalists in five countries where ICIJ hasn’t had members before: Algeria, Niger, Lithuania, Iceland and Honduras.
“All 25 new members have worked with ICIJ on previous investigations,” read a statement issued by the ICIJ. “Most in the group were part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Panama Papers investigation over the course of 2015 and 2016, where they routinely demonstrated not only their skills and determination as investigative journalists but also their dedication to collaborative reporting. The stories produced by these journalists led to the resignation of Iceland’s prime minister, put pressure on sitting leaders in Argentina, the United Kingdom and Russia, and led to official investigations and responses in a number of countries.” While some