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Five years later, Panama Papers still having a big impact

  • Source: ICIJ
  • April 6, 2021

“Five years ago today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 media partners around the globe began publishing an investigation that would become a byword for exposing financial chicanery and political corruption: The Panama Papers.

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Just as Watergate became both a landmark in the history of journalism and a shorthand for political tricksterism, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Panama Papers investigation has inspired many journalists to embrace a new kind of leading-edge journalism — and its alliterative name has come to serve as a shorthand for financial perfidy by the globe’s ruling elite.”

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