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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

How to get the best results from research tools: Google.com

ICFJ Knight Fellow Temi Adeoye offers practical tips for professional and citizen journalists using Google as a research tool.

Temi Adeoye | June 01, 2016

In defense of old-school reporting tactics in the age of data journalism

ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess explains why data journalism technologies will never replace tried-and-true journalism skills.

Christopher Guess | May 17, 2016

Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data

By making official data and information more readily available to journalists, Vendata hopes to help Venezuelan citizens become more informed about their government.

Alessandra Monnerat | May 16, 2016

Quartz's Atlas becomes open platform for building charts, data visualizations

Atlas, Quartz’s in-house tool for creating simple, mobile-friendly charts and other data visualizations, will now be available to anyone in the world to use.

Sam Berkhead | May 12, 2016

Why smartphone users prefer longread journalism

New findings reveal readers’ longform preferences, going inside the Panama Papers and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 06, 2016

OjoPúblico launches journalism guide for Hispanic investigative reporters

The innovative Peruvian outlet has announced a new, downloadable resource: “The Swiss Army Knife Journalist: Digital Research Tools in the Era of Big Data."

Ana Prieto | May 05, 2016

Open data movement bolsters press freedom across Africa

To mark World Press Freedom Day, ICFJ Knight Fellows Catherine Gicheru and Temi Adeoye discuss how data-driven civic tools are expanding media freedom in Kenya and Nigeria.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | May 03, 2016

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