Governments around the world have allocated trillions of dollars to help companies and individuals survive the economic effects of Covid-19. The pace and scale this funding has been provided in has left journalists, civil society and enforcement agencies struggling to catch up – as they attempt to investigate potential instances of fraud and other malfeasant … Continue reading “Follow the pandemic money” | 6 reflections from NICAR 2021
Tag: data journalism
Reading List: Data Journalism
With new members joining OpenCorporates and the wider open data community, we get many requests for suggested reading. So, we’ve created a very long reading list and divided it into themes - we’ll share this bit by bit in the coming weeks. But this is also a work in progress, and a call for contributions; … Continue reading Reading List: Data Journalism
The Investigator’s Handbook: A Guide to Using OpenCorporates
This guide is dedicated to the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered near her home in Malta on the 16th of October 2017, following a series of stories she did around the Panama Papers. Daphne fought tirelessly against corruption, and her contributions will be sorely missed.
We’d like to take this as opportunity to send our thoughts to the Caruana Galizia family, and assert our support for investigative journalists around the world.
Reflections on Liberating Corporate Data through #FlashHacks
By Rebecca Sentance So far this year, I’ve had the privilege of attending many #FlashHacks events, data liberation hackathons run by OpenCorporates, which runs the world’s largest open companies database. Attending #FlashHacks has brought me into contact with the world of corporate data, which isn’t something I would ever have considered or had contact with otherwise. … Continue reading Reflections on Liberating Corporate Data through #FlashHacks