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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

Essential tips and tools for beginning data journalists

In many countries, data journalism is still a little-known term. Here's a look at what beginners can do to get started as data journalists.

Khalid Khattak | August 02, 2016

El Universal data project puts a face to Mexico’s 4,000 missing women

How a data team told the story of Ausencias Ignoradas, Turkish media crackdowns and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 01, 2016

Code for South Africa's Data-Driven Journalism Academy opens new horizons in reporting

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph talks with IJNet about how Code for South Africa's Data-Driven Journalism Academy helped its first group of journalists to improve their skills.

Sara Olstad | June 08, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference to feature cross-border projects

Investigative reporters meet in New Orleans this month, the next Media Party planned for Buenos Aires and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | June 03, 2016

Why journalists should wield spreadsheets to their advantage

Business reporter Larry Claasen discusses how spreadsheets allow journalists to have greater insights into their relationships with numbers.

Larry Claasen | June 02, 2016

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