Our Investigations on TV

Paper trail media's investigations are regularly featured on TV. Our exclusive partner is the German broadcaster ZDF. ZDF is hosting the award-winning weekly investigative magazine "ZDF frontal". The show offers reports, analyses and background information on current topics in politics, business and society.

Digital Mercenaries Uncovered 

The Israeli company "Team Jorge" offers disinformation campaigns for money - worldwide. The joint #Storykillers-research by ZDF, SPIEGEL, STANDARD, Haaretz and Tamedia  with the investigative network Forbidden Stories reveals the extent.


Fuel for Russia's bombing war

A joint venture of the German group Wintershall Dea supplies Russia's most important producer of aviation fuel despite the attack on Ukraine. It supplies air force bases whose pilots are held responsible for alleged war crimes in Ukraine, as joint research by SPIEGEL and ZDF shows.

In the past, paper trail media's Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer and Hakan Tanriverdi have also worded for respectively collaborated with the public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Xinjiang Police Files


Together with an international team of journalists, Bayerischer Rundfunk and SPIEGEL analyzed never-before-seen photos of inside Chinese mass internment camps in Xinjiang. The images document the oppresion of Uyghurs in China.