‘Sometimes the back door will get you there faster’: Reporting on the Implant Files – ICIJ

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are outstanding in their countries and have won many national and global awards. Our monthly series, Meet the Investigators, highlights the work of these tireless journalists.

This month we talk to Nina Selbo Torset of Norway’s Aftenposten, who talks about the importance of saying yes to opportunities that pull you out of your comfort zone — and of checking the back door when other doors are closed. Follow her on Twitter.

Okay. First, just some basics. When did you join ICIJ?

During the summer of 2015, I was offered a one year contract writing about political and economic news at Aftenposten. Shortly after, my new boss took me aside and asked if I wanted to work on a secret project. She didn’t know much about it, other than that it had

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