Investigative journalism is a type of journalism that is an original, in-depth examination of a topic, usually of great social or political importance, that seeks to reveal the truth, and that holds those in power, whether individuals, organizations, politicians or governments, accountable. Below is a list of investigative journalism organizations. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know who else should be added to this list.
The Center for Investigative Reporting
The Center for Investigative Reporting’s mission is to engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and storytelling in order to spark action, improve lives and protect democracy. It publishes its multimedia material at Reveal.
The Center for Public Integrity
The Center for Public Integrity is a nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations whose mission is to reveal abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions.
CORRECTIV is the first non-profit newsroom in the German-speaking region. It investigates injustice and abuses of power. Its team of reporters conducts investigations on topics of high relevance, uncovers injustices and abuses of power, and makes complex interrelations understandable.
Democracy Now! is an hour-long American TV, radio and internet news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. The program, founded in 1996, combines news reporting, interviews, investigative journalism and political commentary.
EUobserver is a not-for-profit, independent online newspaper that support European democracy by giving people the information they need to hold the EU establishment to account.
The Global Investigative Journalism Network
Global Investigative Journalism Network is an international association of independent journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists, even in repressive regimes and marginalized communities.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is a global network of more than 190 investigative journalists in more than 65 countries who collaborate on in-depth investigative stories.
The Intercept is dedicated to producing fearless, adversarial journalism, and believe journalism should bring transparency and accountability to powerful governmental and corporate institutions.
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, news gathering techniques, and news sources.
Mother Jones is a nonprofit news organization that conducts independent and investigative reporting in the public interest. It is published by the nonprofit organization Foundation for National Progress.
ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Its work focuses exclusively on important stories that have “moral force.” Documenting Hate is a ProPublica Project that collects verifies reports of hate crimes and bias incidents for inclusion in a United States national database for use by journalists, researchers and civil-rights organizations.
The Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism Re:Baltica is a non-profit organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. It focus on in-depth investigations of socially important issues in the Baltic region, such as corruption, crime, finances, entrepreneurship, health, human rights and disinformation.