Paradise Papers: Technology Makes Investigation Easier And More Powerful

Emilia Diaz-Struck, Research Editor for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), balances the worlds of traditional reporting and data research. Leveraging the possibilities of technology, she coordinates the work of journalists collaborating on investigations of global scope.

ICIJ has been an engine for journalistic collaboration in major investigations. Offshore Leaks, which included millions of documents from financial services providers in Jersey and the Bahamas, and revealed how tax havens, major banks and other middlemen enable government officials and the super-rich to hide assets. Panama Papers, an even larger leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm, that exposed the inner workings of secret corporations that hide and protect “crime, corruption and wrongdoing.”

Paradise Papers, ICIJ’s latest reporting blockbuster, discloses offshore involvements of more than 120 politicians and world leaders, and more than 100 multinational corporations, Apple,

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