• 2018
    • Nov
      • 뉴스타파-YTN 업무제휴 협약 체결

        뉴스타파가 YTN에 콘텐츠 제공, YTN과 뉴스타파가 영상 자료를 상호 제공하기로 하고, 앞으로 공동 취재도 추진하기 위한 업무 협약 체결.

    • Oct
      • 제3회 국제 탐사저널리즘 아시아 총회(IJAsia18) 서울에서 공동 개최

        10월 5일부터 7일까지 2박3일 동안 서울에서 국제 탐사저널리즘 아시아총회(IJAsia18)를 글로벌탐사저널리즘네트워크(GIJN), 콘라드아데나워재단과 공동 개최

    • Aug
      • <친일과 망각> 개정증보판 출판

        뉴스타파 해방 70년 특별기획 '친일과 망각' 취재내용과 취재과정, 뒷이야기에 친일파가 받은 대한민국 훈장내역 등을 추가한 단행본 <친일과 망각>의 개정증보판 발간.

      • 포털 콘텐츠 제휴 심사 통과

        포털 뉴스제휴평가위원회가 실시하는 포털(네이버, 카카오) 콘텐츠 제휴 심사에 유일하게 합격

      • 민국100년 특별기획 '누가 이 나라를 지배하는가'

        1919년 3.1혁명 100년, 임시정부 수립 100년을 맞아 한국을 지배한 온 세력들을 분석하는 특별기획 '누가 이 나라를 지배하는가' 첫 방송

    • Jul
      • 2018 기부금대상 민간단체 지정

        행정안전부 추천과 기획재정부 지정에 따라 2018년 기부금대상 민간단체로 등록

    • May
      • 국내 공영매체와 협업

        KBS(<김기자의 눈>, <저널리즘토크쇼 J>), MBC(<뉴스데스크>) 등 국내 공영매체와 협업 시작

  • 2017
    • Aug
      • Documentary film <Criminal Conspiracy> released

        'Criminal Conspiracy,' a documentary film directed by Newstapa anchor and former producer at MBC Choi Seungho, has unveiled true history of Korea's two former governments' suppression on public broadcasters. The film was released at independent and multiplex theaters across the nation.

      • MOU with 'Waseda Chronicle' signed

        KCIJ-Newstapa signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Waseda Chronicle, a Japanese nonprofit independent news organization with a focus on investigative journalism.

    • May
      • Book <Newstapa, the Strenuous Watchdog> published

        'Newstapa, the Strenuous Watchdog,' a book of collection of Newstapa's flagship investigative pieces, was published. Pieces include the 'Legacy of Lee Myungbak,' 'NIS Presidential Election Intervention Scandal,' 'How Are My Tax Money Spent,' and 'The Nuclear Power Revelation 2014.'

  • 2016
    • Oct
      • Documentary film <Spy Nation> released

        'Spy Nation,' a documentary film directed by Newstapa anchor Choi Seungho, unveiled the truth about the National Intelligence Service (NIS) spy fabrication scandal. The film tells a story of a Yoo Woo-sung, an ethnic Chinese who defected from North Korea. The film was released at independent and multiplex theaters across the nation.

    • Aug
      • Book <Pro-Japan Collaboration and Oblivion> published

        'Pro-Japan Collaboration and Oblivion,' an award-winning enterprise reporting series produced to mark the 70th anniversary of the Liberation Day, has been published in a book to include the reporting process and all the behind stories during and after reporting.

    • Jul
      • Medals and Power' broadcasted

        A four-episode series report 'Medals and Power' was aired to mark the 71st anniversary of the Liberation Day. Produced after a total inspection on 720,000 pieces of conferment, awarded by the Korean government to date.

    • Jun
      • KCIJ Data Journalism School' launched

        KCIJ-Newstapa launched a nonprofit education program 'KCIJ Data Journalism School' which specializes in data gathering, analysis and visualization, often considered as core skills for investigative reporting.

    • Apr
      • Premiere session for donors

        KCIJ-Newstapa hosted the first premiere session by inviting donors. At the sessions, reporters and producers invite the viewers to premiere their new reports or programs before making it public online to receive feedback and to share the behind-the-camera stories with the viewers.

      • Koreans at Offshore Tax Havens-Panama Papers'

        KCIJ-Newstapa participated in reporting in the 'Panama Papers,' a global project led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), as the Korean partner. Some 195 Korean nationals were identified in the Papers, including Roh Jae-heon, the eldest son of former president Roh Tae-woo, to be running offshore shell companies.

    • Feb
      • KCIJ-Newstapa office relocated

        KCIJ-Newstapa relocated to the current location in Jeong-dong, Jung-gu, from the former place in Changjeon-dong, Mapo-gu.

  • 2015
    • Aug
      • Pro-Japan Collaboration and Oblivion' broadcasted

        The four-episode series report 'Pro-Japan Collaboration and Oblivion' was aired to mark the 70th anniversary of the Liberation Day. The reports focused on the past and present of the pro-Japanese collaborators under the Japanese colonial rule, and future of liquidating the remnants.

    • Apr
      • Program <The Witnesses> launched

        The first episode of news documentary program 'The Witnesses' was broadcasted. It is produced by indie producers and indie documentary directors.

  • 2014
    • Sep
      • The Nuclear Power Revelation 2014' broadcasted

        An enterprise reporting series 'The Nuclear Power Revelation 2014' was aired to crack down on operation of nuclear power plants and the nuclear cartel in Korea, which encompasses the industry, public-sector and academia.

    • Jun
      • Newstapa Investigative Journalism Training Program' launched

        KCIJ-Newstapa welcomed the first group of prospective journalists with intensive interests in investigative journalism. It is an opportunity to learn first-hand experience by walking through the entire production process with KCIJ staff members.

    • Apr
      • KCIJ-Newstapa joins the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)

        KCIJ-Newstapa was registered as a member of Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) as the first Korean media organization.

  • 2013
    • Oct
      • KCIJ-Newstapa participated in the 2013 Global Investigative Journalism Conference

        KCIJ-Newstapa joined the 2013 Global Investigative Journalism Conference, a biennial conference hosted by GIJN, to present the case of 'NIS' Illegal Intervention in Presidential Election' reports.

    • Sep
      • KCIJ-Newstapa Editor-in-Chief Kim Yongjin joined the ICIJ

        KCIJ-Newstapa Editor-in-Chief Kim Yongjin was invited to join the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) to be the nation's first member there.

    • May
      • KCIJ-Newstapa held a press conference on 'Koreans at Offshore Tax Havens Project 2013'

        KCIJ-Newstapa unveiled the first round of joint reporting results, generated from collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), at a press conference held at the Korea Press Center, central Seoul.

    • Mar
      • KCIJ-Newstapa programs on RTV

        KCIJ-Newstapa programs started being broadcasted on three times a day on RTV, a public access cable TV channel run by the Citizens' Broadcast Foundation. The channel is available via both satellite and cable TV services.

      • First official KCIJ-Newstapa broadcast

        KCIJ-Newstapa aired its first official program, and the organization relocated its office to a building in Changjeon-dong, Mapo-gu. Its previous office was a small conference room at the National Union of Mediaworkers.

    • Feb
      • Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ) launched and appointed first editor-in-chief

        'Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ)' was established and appointed Kim Yongjin as its first editor-in-chief.

  • 2012
    • Dec
      • Numbers of donating members reached 25,500.

    • Aug
      • Newstapa Season 2 launched.

    • Jul
      • Newstapa started accepting donation

        Newstapa established a membership donation-funded model.

    • Jun
      • Newstapa hosted a panel discussion to prepare for Season 2

        Newstapa invited donating members(viewers), members of its advisory board, journalists and media scholars to evaluate contents produced in Season 1.

    • Jan
      • First episode of Newstapa Season 1 aired -- The first episode recorded more than 1 million views.

      • Newstapa was founded

        In 2011, a group of journalists who had been fired after struggling for press freedom, and a group of investigative journalists came together and decided to straighten journalism. up. The National Union of Mediaworkers agreed to provide some financial support to the newborn newsroom. A handfull of journalsts and producers fired from MBC and YTN decided to join in the initiative. The newsroom decided to produce 3~4 investigative reports a week in a magazine programme format. The newsroom placed Lee Geunhaeng, a producer fired from MBC, as the executive producer, and Noh Jongmyeon, a journalist fired from YTN, became the first anchor. Former head of the KBS investigative unit Kim Yongjin joined as an advisor for this group.