Lorenzo Di Pietro is a Rome-based investigative journalist with a data-driven approach.

He covers corruption, fraud, migration, human and civil rights. He has worked with l'Espresso, la Repubblica, il Fatto Quotidiano, il Corriere della Sera, RAI TV, NBC, NRK, Die Zeit, Daily Mail. With OCCRP he received the Tom Renner for The Khadija Project. He won the Google DNI with IRPI, of which he is a member. His photo-reportage on migrants crossing the Sahara heading to Europe received the High Patronage of the UNHCR.

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Lorenzo Di Pietro
Data journalism, corruption, fraud, migration, human rights, civil rights

Supported projects

The MEPs Project: the ghost offices of MEPs

  • Data Journalism

In an unprecedented EU-wide collaborative effort, the journalists from "The MEPs Project" located in every member state investigated how members of the European Parliament (MEPs) make use of the general expenses payments they receive every month.