Data is changing the fight against corruption. Two stories—one from Panama, the other from Brazil—illustrate how. We start in Panama. On April 3, 2016, a torrent of press articles about the dodgy tax practices of the world’s wealthiest flooded the media. In a coordinated feat orchestrated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), reporters from 76 countries began publishing stories exposing the ingenious ways the rich hide their wealth from tax authorities. These effor…

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