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Pandora Papers: How open company data enabled the investigation

October 25, 2021

The revelations of the Pandora Papers, one of the biggest journalism investigations, can’t have escaped your attention recently. 

Whilst the findings of the investigation are well-documented, this podcast covers the enabling role open company data plays in investigative reporting.

Two exciting guest speakers who were at the core of the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters’ (ICIJ) Pandora Papers investigation join Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, to discuss the role of open company data, including data from OpenCorporates, in their work.

Topics:

  • How company data, including data from OpenCorporates, helped support ICIJ’s Pandora Papers investigation

  • Challenges of accessing the company data needed for investigative reporting from official registries

  • Global state of access to company data, and changes our guest speakers would like to see to aid public benefit causes such as investigative reporting

  • Advice from our guest speakers for any journalists who want to start using company data in their investigations

Guest speakers:

  • Emilia Díaz-Struck, Research Editor, ICIJ

  • Delphine Reuter, Data Journalist & Researcher, ICIJ

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