Q and A: Frederik Obermaier, behind and beyond the ‘Panama Papers’

PANAMA PAPERS. File photo shows Frederik Obermaier at 'Sueddeutsche Zeitung' newsroom in Munich, Germany, on April 7, 2016.  Photo by Christof Stache/AFP

PANAMA PAPERS. File photo shows Frederik Obermaier at ‘Sueddeutsche Zeitung’ newsroom in Munich, Germany, on April 7, 2016. Photo by Christof Stache/AFP

HONG KONG – German journalist Frederik Obermaier is not used to the attention he’s received since the publication of the Panama Papers in 2016. During the Pulitzer Prize workshop hosted by the Hong Kong Baptist University here, students lined up to have their photos taken with him and his colleague Bastian Obermayer, who were part of the panel.

In 2016, the two journalists of the Munich-based newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, together with dozens of journalists from other countries, exposed what the International

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