50 Best Investigative Journalism Blogs and Websites

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Investigative Journalism Blogs

Here are 50 Best Investigative Journalism Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Rappler

Rappler Pasig, National Capital Region, Philippines
Rappler is the Philippines leading digital media company that's driven by uncompromising journalism, enabled by technology, and enriched by communities of action. Find the latest news on politics, technology, business, and sports. Also here are the daily Rappler Newscast, and weekly sit-down interviews with key personalities. You will also find here Rappler's latest documentaries, commentaries, entertainment features, special coverages and animation.
Also in Philippines News Websites
rappler.com
5.3M 3.7M 27 posts / day Get Email Contact

2. ProPublica

ProPublica New York City, New York, US
ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. We dig deep into important issues, shining a light on abuses of power and betrayals of public trust - and we stick with those issues as long as it takes to hold power to account.
Also in Political News Websites
propublica.org
462.6K 911.3K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

3. ICIJ

ICIJ Washington, District of Columbia, US
ICIJ is a unique organization. A U.S.-based nonprofit, we are both a small, resourceful newsroom with our own reporting team, as well as a global network of reporters and media organizations who work together to investigate the most important stories in the world.
icij.org
146.5K 300.4K 4 posts / day Get Email Contact

4. OpenSecrets

OpenSecrets Washington, District of Columbia, US
OpenSecrets is the nation's premier research and government transparency group tracking money in politics and its effect on elections and policy.
opensecrets.org
137.8K 165.8K 10 posts / month Get Email Contact

5. Center for Public Integrity

Center for Public Integrity Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Center for Public Integrity is an investigative newsroom that gives voice to the public and sparks change by going behind closed doors to reveal abuses of power in Washington. We cover politics, national security, the environment, labor, immigration, tech and finance.
publicintegrity.org
102.2K 127.4K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

6. OCCRP

OCCRP Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a nonprofit investigative news reporting platform for independent media outlets around the world, publishing more than 100 investigations a year.
occrp.org/en
70.7K 155.4K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

7. Reveal

Reveal Emeryville, California, US
At Reveal, we pour the necessary time and resources into unearthing original stories that hold people and institutions accountable for the problems they've caused or benefited from. Our investigative reporting consistently contributes to real-world impact, from civil and criminal investigations to new laws and policies, better-informed conversations and community-driven solutions.
revealnews.org
165K 84.6K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

8. American Oversight

American Oversight Washington, District of Columbia, US
American Oversight is a nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog that uses public records requests backed by litigation to fight corruption, drive accountability, and defend democracy. We believe transparency is a critical tool to promote integrity in government and to protect justice, truth, and the rule of law.
americanoversight.org
16.4K 112.8K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

9. Global Investigative Journalism Network

Global Investigative Journalism Network Silver Spring, Maryland, US
GIJN is an international association of nonprofit organizations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. GIJN hosts conferences and provides training, resources, and consulting.
gijn.org
86.7K 96.4K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

10. The Grayzone

The Grayzone US
The Grayzone is an independent news website dedicated to original investigative journalism and analysis on politics and empire.
thegrayzone.com
29.2K 203.7K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

11. Wisconsin Watch

Wisconsin Watch Madison, Wisconsin, US
The nonpartisan, nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism increases the quality and quantity of investigative reporting in Wisconsin, while training current and future investigative journalists. Its work fosters an informed citizenry and strengthens democracy.
Also in Wisconsin News Websites
wisconsinwatch.org
8K 10.3K 594 2 posts / day Apr 2009 Get Email Contact

12. Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting Louisville, Kentucky, US
The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom based in Louisville, Ky. Our mission is to protect society's most vulnerable citizens, expose wrongdoing in the public and private sectors, increase transparency in government and hold leaders accountable.
kycir.org
5.6K 6.1K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

13. Coda Story

Coda Story New York, US
Coda Story reports on major currents shaping our world from disinformation to authoritarian technologies to the war on science. Coda stays on these stories to reveal why they matter, how they are connected and where they are heading next.
codastory.com
12.9K 23.9K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

14. The Investigative Project

The Investigative Project Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) is a non-profit research group founded by Steven Emerson in 1995. It is recognized as the world's most comprehensive data center on radical Islamic terrorist groups. For more than two decades, the IPT has investigated the operations, funding, activities and front groups of Islamic terrorist and extremist groups in the United States and around the world.
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investigativeproje..
331.1K 6.1K 6 posts / month Get Email Contact

15. Centre for Investigative Journalism

Centre for Investigative Journalism London, England, UK
The CIJ is an experimental laboratory that teaches reporters new tools alongside the traditional craft of investigative journalism. We incubate promising new investigative projects and open out investigative journalism into fertile new territory.
tcij.org
27.6K 29.9K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

16. Unearthed

Unearthed London, England, UK
Unearthed started out as a small team of journalists dedicated to open and accurate reporting on energy and climate change. We publish accurate, honest, change-making stories that illuminate parts of our changing world no one else is looking at.
unearthed.greenpea..
26.7K 39K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

17. inewsource

inewsource San Diego, CA
inewsource is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to improving lives in the San Diego region and beyond through impactful, data-based investigative and accountability journalism.
Also in San Diego News Websites
inewsource.org
7.4K 7.3K 857 5 posts / week Get Email Contact

18. Exposed by CMD

Exposed by CMD Madison, Wisconsin, US
The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a nationally recognized watchdog that leads in-depth, award-winning investigations into the corruption that undermines our democracy, environment, and economic prosperity.
exposedbycmd.org
62.6K 18.3K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

19. Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism Philippines
The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) is an independent, nonprofit media agency that specializes in investigative reporting. It was founded in 1989 by nine Filipino journalists who realized, from their years in the beat and at the news desk, the need for newspapers and broadcast agencies to go beyond day-to-day reportage.
pcij.org/blog-archive
47K 127.3K 10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

20. Belling Cat

Belling Cat Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Bellingcat is an independent international collective of researchers, investigators, and citizen journalists using open source and social media investigation to probe a variety of subjects - from Mexican drug lords and crimes against humanity to tracking the use of chemical weapons and conflicts worldwide.
bellingcat.com
3 posts / month Get Email Contact

21. Investigate Europe

Investigate Europe Investigating a changing Europe. We, experienced journalists from eleven European countries, are 'Investigate Europe'. We research as a multinational team. We share, merge and crosscheck facts - tackling the usual national bias. We point out responsible transnational structures and actors in issues of European-wide relevance to make it possible to hold them accountable.
investigate-europe..
5.5K 10.9K 23 posts / month Get Email Contact

22. Injustice Watch

Injustice Watch Chicago, Illinois, US
Injustice Watch is a nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism organization that conducts in-depth research exposing institutional failures that obstruct justice and equality.
injusticewatch.org
7K 12.3K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

23. IRE

IRE Missouri, US
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, newsgathering techniques, and news sources.
ire.org/news/ire-news
21.9K 40.7K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

24. Type Investigations

Type Investigations New York City, New York, US
Type Investigations is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to transforming the field of independent investigative journalism. We produce high-impact reporting that amplifies new voices and offers reporters unparalleled opportunities to take risks, break news, and effect change. Type Investigations covers the most urgent issues of our time, including racial and economic justice, climate and environmental health, and civil and human rights.
typeinvestigations..
4.1K 14.7K 16 posts / year Get Email Contact

25. Investigate Midwest

Investigate Midwest Champaign, Illinois, US
Investigate Midwest is an independent, nonprofit newsroom. Our mission is to serve the public interest by exposing dangerous and costly practices of influential agricultural corporations and institutions through in-depth and data-driven investigative journalism.
investigatemidwest..
1.6K 2.7K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

26. Sludge

Sludge Brooklyn, New York, US
Sludge is an independent, nonprofit news outlet that produces investigative journalism on lobbying and money in politics. We look beyond public records and disclosures to reveal the hidden networks and conflicts of interest that drive systemic corruption.
readsludge.com
6.1K 22.2K 5 posts / month Get Email Contact

27. The Fund for Investigative Journalism

The Fund for Investigative Journalism Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Fund for Investigative Journalism provides grants and other support to independent journalists and news organizations to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact.
fij.org
3.4K 3.4K 29 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

28. Pursuit Magazine

Pursuit Magazine Nashville, Tennessee, US
Pursuit is the leading educational media publisher for professional investigators, with editorial emphasis on creative and proven investigative techniques, smart use of technology, ethics, and business leadership.
pursuitmag.com
5.8K 4.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

29. InDepthNH

InDepthNH New Hampshire, US
InDepthNH publishes investigative and statehouse news that informs citizens and holds government accountable. Our goal is to foster civil debate and spur citizens to action in a way that will make government more responsive to its citizens.
indepthnh.org
3.3K 3.2K 2 posts / day Get Email Contact

30. Shepard Mullin | Government Contracts Law Blog

Shepard Mullin | Government Contracts Law Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Government Contracts Law blog is designed to provide a full range of legal services to clients that do business with governmental entities. Sheppard Mullin's Government Contracts Practice Group provides a full range of legal services to clients that do business with governmental entities. We advise clients on complying with complex government regulations and defending them in the event of litigation.
Also in Government Contract Blogs
governmentcontract..
1.2K 3.6K 7 posts / month Get Email Contact

31. CovertAction Magazine

CovertAction Magazine New York, US
CovertAction Magazine began publishing in 1978 as a newsletter called Covert Action Information Bulletin (CAIB) and later as CovertAction Quarterly (CAQ). The magazine developed a following not as a conspiracy-theory-related publication, but as a source for reliable, consistent, and accurate investigative reporting.
covertactionmagazi..
1.5K 14.5K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact

32. Searchlight New Mexico

Searchlight New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico, US
Searchlight New Mexico is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization dedicated to investigative and public service journalism in the interest of the people of New Mexico.
Also in New Mexico News Websites
searchlightnm.org
3.2K 3.2K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

33. Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting Phoenix, Arizona, US
The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting is the state's only independent, nonpartisan and collaborative nonprofit newsroom dedicated to statewide, data-driven investigative reporting. AZCIR holds powerful people and institutions accountable by exposing injustice and systemic inequities through investigative journalism.
azcir.org
1.2K 2.9K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

34. Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting-News

Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting-News Mississippi, US
Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting is a nonprofit news organization that seeks to empower citizens in their communities by informing and educating the public. Whether reporting on the criminal justice system, public education funding, prisons, public corruption, political cronyism, generational poverty, health woes, racial disparities or a host of other issues, this nonprofit center is making a difference in Mississippi's future.
mississippicir.org..
2.1K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

35. Type Media Center

Type Media Center New York, US
Type Media Center is home to a half-dozen programs and a community of hundreds of journalists, authors, and writing fellows. Our dynamic range of programs includes a bestselling book publishing imprint, Bold Type Books; our award-winning Type Investigations (formerly known as the Investigative Fund), which supports groundbreaking investigative journalism.
typemediacenter.org
5.8K 10.5K 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

36. Investigative Reporting Workshop

Investigative Reporting Workshop Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Investigative Reporting Workshop publishes in-depth stories about government and corporate accountability, ranging widely from the environment and health to national security and the economy.
investigativerepor..
5.5K 3.7K 4 posts / month Get Email Contact

37. Ethical Investigator

Ethical Investigator New York City, New York, US
The Ethical Investigator by Charles Griffin Intelligence covers asset search, due diligence, and other private corporate investigation matters. Charles Griffin Intelligence is a New York-based consulting firm that assists lawyers, corporations, and individuals with fact-finding for global litigation and due diligence.
Also in Legal Blogs, Legal Ethics Blogs
ethicalinvestigato..
6 645 2 posts / quarter Mar 2011 Get Email Contact

38. The Utah Investigative Journalism Project

The Utah Investigative Journalism Project Salt Lake City, Utah, US
The Utah Investigative Journalism Project was founded in 2016 as a non-profit, public service journalism and educational resource for the state and region. By partnering with newspapers and broadcast media on difficult in-depth stories, our mission is to help these institutions continue their historic role as government watchdogs and defenders of the poor and oppressed.
utahinvestigative.org
1 post / week Get Email Contact

39. Eye on Ohio

Eye on Ohio Ohio, US
Eye on Ohio is non-profit, public service news organization producing in-depth, enterprise and investigative journalism. Our mission is to promote the public good by pursuing in-depth, underreported and high-impact journalism which exposes injustice and explores its consequences. Our reporting investigates the truth, holds those in power accountable, and seeks solutions.
eyeonohio.com
436 2.3K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

40. Investigative Journalism Education Consortium

Investigative Journalism Education Consortium Champaign, Illinois, US
The Investigative Journalism Education Consortium brings together the experience and knowledge of university educators who teach investigative and data journalism throughout the world.
ijec.org
581 329 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

41. Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism

Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism CCIJ is a nonprofit media organization that convenes and leads global investigations that are grounded in strategic mentorship. We focus on producing work for and about underserved communities through deep reporting on vital global issues.
ccij.io/blog
99 969 1 post / month Get Email Contact

42. Investigative Journalism Reportika

Investigative Journalism Reportika US
The Investigative Journalism Reportika or IJ-reportika is a go-to website for factual and authentic investigative journalism. We publish exhaustive reports revealing all the facets of truth.
ij-reportika.com
7 383 3 posts / day Get Email Contact

43. Unlimited Hangout

Unlimited Hangout Uncensored and independent investigative journalism by Whitney Webb and contributors.
unlimitedhangout.com
9 posts / month Get Email Contact

44. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism London, England, UK
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is the UK's largest non-profit newsroom. Through fact-based, unbiased reporting we expose systemic wrongs, counter misinformation and spark change.
Also in Unbiased News Websites
thebureauinvestiga..
59.2K 57.7K 9 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

45. Forbidden Stories

Forbidden Stories Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Forbidden Stories fosters collaboration among journalists to make visible and impactful the work of reporters who can no longer investigate. Our goal is to keep stories alive and to make sure that a maximum number of people have access to uncensored news on such crucial topics as the environment, health, human rights, and corruption.
forbiddenstories.org
20.4K 59.2K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact

46. First Draft News

First Draft News London, England, UK
At First Draft, our mission is to protect communities from harmful misinformation. We work to empower society with the knowledge, understanding, and tools needed to outsmart false and misleading information.
firstdraftnews.org..
49K 46.3K 12 posts / year Get Email Contact

47. Investigative Post

Investigative Post Buffalo, New York, US
Investigative Post is the only news organization in WNY dedicated exclusively to watchdog journalism. We produce fact-based, nonpartisan investigative stories and analyses on issues that matter to the citizens and taxpayers of Buffalo and WNY.
investigativepost.org
10.8K 6.2K 16 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

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Investigative Journalism Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Investigative Journalism. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Nancy West indepthnh.org 1302
Rappler.com rappler.com 1068
Delfin Dioquino rappler.com 300
JR Isaga rappler.com 163
reed gijn.org 87
Kristen Goss fij.org 70
Jeremy Kuzmarov covertactionmagazine.com 65
Sara Persechino indepthnh.org 64
Lian Buan rappler.com 62
Unlimited Hangout unlimitedhangout.com 61
Ralf Rivas rappler.com 59
olgasimanovych gijn.org 58
mchowdhury gijn.org 58
mlozada gijn.org 57
Wisconsin Watch wisconsinwatch.org 57
Dwight de Leon rappler.com 47
Gelo Gonzales rappler.com 46
deepaktiwari gijn.org 46
Bonz Magsambol rappler.com 45
Rommel Rebollido rappler.com 44
Jairo Bolledo rappler.com 42
The Center for Public Integrity publicintegrity.org 40
Martin Mendoza rappler.com 38
ROWAN PHILP gijn.org 38
majdhassan gijn.org 38
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