Panama Papers journalists around the globe are being threatened – @Poynter #journalismmatters

Investigative journalism is something none of us can do without – Even as the Panama Papers disclosures have sparked at least 150 official investigations in at least 79 countries around the world, they have also provoked pushback from individuals and governments displeased with revelations of the hidden economic holdings of the global elite. Politicians, business executives and thousands of their supporters have responded with vitriol, threats, cyberattacks and lawsuits, according to a survey by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which coordinated the Panama Papers investigation.

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