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What we can learn from journalists’ Twitter habits

Lessons learned from analyzing journalists on Twitter, Le Monde’s coverage of the French election and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 24, 2017

16 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2017 NICAR conference, try out these 16 online tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows.

Sara Olstad | March 03, 2017

Q&A with Jacopo Ottaviani: Advice for journalists working on longform cross-border projects

ICFJ Knight Fellow and data journalist Jacopo Ottaviani discusses the longform collaborative data journalism project Lungs of the Earth and offers tips for working on similar projects. 

Auguste Yung | February 03, 2017

Kenyan journalists push newsrooms to invest in data journalism

Data journalism has been a rapidly growing field in the news industry, but it hasn't caught on everywhere. Journalists in Kenya are trying to change that in their country's newsrooms. 

Auguste Yung | January 30, 2017

Why publishing more open data isn’t enough to empower citizens

Some believe that the open data movement has stalled in recent years. ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal offers some insights on how to best use open data to generate real world impact. 

Adi Eyal | January 11, 2017

What we learned training South Africa's new generation of data journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal has helped launch a data journalism training academy to help South African newsrooms improve data literacy in order to find stories and complement investigations. 

Adi Eyal | October 04, 2016

Tips for reporting on early development: Find the children behind the data

How can journalists improve their coverage of early childhood development? A recent ICFJ and World Bank webinar offered guidance. 

Jerri Eddings | September 19, 2016

How Pakistan’s Express Tribune reported its biggest online project

The "For Peshawar" project commemorates the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that killed 147 people at a Pakistani army school.

Sara Olstad | September 16, 2016

A look at the other side: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

How two recent journalism projects in Latin America are bringing the conversation surrounding wealth inequality to a larger audience.

Belén Arce Terceros | September 12, 2016

8 reasons why journalists should use data to improve their stories

Kenya-based journalist Catherine Gicheru is working to expand use of data in African newsrooms. Here, she shares eight insights on why using data to aid reporting is so crucial for journalists. 

Catherine Gicheru | August 25, 2016

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