Bastian Obermayer

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Bastian Obermayer
Born (1977-12-10) December 10, 1977 (age 41)
NationalityGerman
Alma materLudwig Maximilian University of Munich Deutsche Journalistenschule
Occupationinvestigative journalist, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Known forPanama Papers

Bastian Obermayer (born 1977 in Rosenheim) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning German investigative journalist with the Munich-based newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), and the reporter who received the Panama Papers from an anonymous source.[1][2][3][4][5]

Obermayer is also author of several books, among them the best selling account of the Panama Papers: The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money[6] - co-authored by his colleague Frederik Obermaier.

References[change | change source]

  1. "'More headlines to come': Panama papers reporters - The Local". Thelocal.de. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  2. "How Reporters Pulled Off the Panama Papers, the Biggest Leak in Whistleblower History". WIRED.com. 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  3. Paun, Carmen. "Journalist at center of Panama leaks: 'Nobody hiding offshore is safe' – POLITICO". Politico.eu. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  4. "How a Cryptic Message Interested in Data Led to the Panama Papers". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  5. "The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Explanatory Reporting". www.pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  6. "Journalist Profile: Bastian Obermayer". International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Retrieved 10 April 2016.