Why is ICIJ protecting Bill Browder?

Inside fake “investigative journalism”

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists promotes itself as an independent, even heroic, organization of journalists who dig into the dark truth of global corruption. But this panel about the Panama Papers shows them as corrupt as they protect one of their friends, William Browder. And laughably as devious as Browder, the fraudster they choose not to write about.

The speakers last week were ICIJ director Gerard Ryle, in Sydney, and reporters Will Fitzgibbon and Scilla Alecci, in…