Inside the ICIJ Tax Haven Investigations (Videos)

International Consortium of Investigative JournalistsI’ve been fascinated by the work done by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ever since I saw the first leaked tax haven report on CBC News 18 months ago.

The dark corners of offshore secrecy jurisdictions have been illuminated, and I know it’s given me a lot to think about. I’m hoping that the public exposure of the secrets of the rich may give taxation authorities and advocates for international tax reform the information they need to make some changes.

For those of you who like your news with audio and video, here are two glimpses behind the scenes of the ICIJ’s investigations:

How ICIJ’s Gerard Ryle got the offshore files

Watch investigative journalist and ICIJ director Gerard Ryle describe the moment he obtained the offshore leaks files in this report from CBC News.

Read more …

How To Search US Federal Court Records 

ICIJ reporter Kate Willson demonstrates how to search the US Federal Court Records Database

Read more …


Don’t miss: Recent ICIJ Luxembourg Investigation