A year after the original announcement, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) continues to work on the database of information from the infamous Panama Papers. In this article from Fast Company, Mar Cabra, the head of data and research at ICIJ, discusses how reporters used technology like Neo4j to assist with uncovering their story.
“ICIJ is also working with the makers of Neo4J to further streamline its databases, which could make it easier to link data from the Panama Papers and its other datasets—or to easily integrate information from future leaks. The group may also add something like a Google News-style alert system to highlight news stories involving previously unknown people linked to companies in the database, as Cabra says news organizations continue to discover new stories in the leaked data and collaborate to share what they find.”
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