Cross-Border Collaboration: The Antidote to Censorship and Press Intimidation in Thailand

Prangtip discusses ideas for Paradise Papers with Japanese and Korean colleagues at an ICIJ meeting in Jakarta.


BANGKOK – The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) collaborates with journalists all around the world to break stories such as the Paradise Papers, Panama Papers, Evicted and Abandoned, Fatal Extraction and more. This series gives you the inside story of what it’s like being an investigative reporter and explores some of the challenges faced by these journalists.

Facing prosecution, censorship and financial hardship, Thai reporters are finding it more and more difficult to hold the government and corporations to account.

Thailand has a “strong investigative reporting culture,” said Prangtip Daorueng, an investigative reporter and a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. But attacks against freedom of expression in the recent years have been crippling.

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