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Hear some of the best-reported stories from the Financial Times’ investigative journalists. The dialogue in these podcasts is based on interviews, court records and other documents. We pace each story over a series of episodes.
The FT produces award-winning investigations, recognised in the UK and US for excellence and innovation.
'Silk Road Redux: China in Europe' was part of the FT coverage that won honours as Business Team of the Year at the British Press Awards in 2015. 'China in Africa: The Middleman' was awarded best investigation by the Society of Publishers in Asia in 2015 and was also shortlisted for investigative reporting for the European Press Prize. 'Hanergy: the 10-Minute Trade' was shortlisted for Investigation of the Year in the 2015 Data Journalism Awards by the Global Editors Network.
In 2014, ‘Austerity Audit’ was named best web-based investigation/enterprise story from Editor and Publisher in the US and was shortlisted for investigations by the Online Media Awards and for digital storytelling by the British Press Awards. ‘Death in Singapore’ was highly commended in 2014 by the British Society of Magazine Editors and was a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Awards in the US. ‘Qatar: From Emirate to Empire’ was awarded Feature Story of the Year in 2013 by the British Foreign Press Association.
The FT’s coverage in 2012 of mining disputes in Guinea won best business news story in the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards. In 2011, ‘Tax Wars’, a series on structured tax deals, won top online investigative honours from the Overseas Press Club in the US and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. ‘Understanding Libor’, an interactive on the interest rate scandal, won an Editor and Publisher award for innovation.