The Fund for Investigative Journalism

Supporting investigative reporting projects around the world

  • Next Deadline: Feb. 4, 2019 (11:59 pm Eastern)

  • MICHAEL FLYNN

    2005 MICHAEL FLYNN — Michael Flynn’s article investigating the U.S. government’s activities in Manta, Ecuador, was published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and on its website. The article reveals that the U.S. is using its anti-drug program to block emigration by impoverished Ecuadorans, with little concern for legal or civil rights. His report on the huge number of people from around the around the world who attempt to use Mexico as a gateway into the United States was published in the Washington Post Outlook section. Flynn encountered significant opposition from Mexican officials in his attempt to investigate conditions in detention centers where undocumented migrants are held.