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News industry turns to bots to improve journalism

How bots are improving news efficiency, Mexico’s new independent radio service and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 08, 2016

Tow Center releases free book for journalists curious about data

What deep ideas lie behind the pragmatic field of data-driven journalism? A new book from Tow Center Fellow Jonathan Stray gives a useful look into how data works.

IJNet | April 01, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: New round of data journalism challenge highlights reporting on water, sanitation

impactAFRICA launches competition for water and sanitation reporting, projects developed by ICFJ Knight Fellows featured in innovation report and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | March 25, 2016

Dodgy Doctors tool claims new successes in Kenya

Thanks to a data-driven tool from Code for Africa and Kenya's The Star, Kenyan citizens have a way to protect themselves from fake doctors — and government policy is changing as a result.

Catherine Gicheru | March 22, 2016

Five useful podcasts for data journalism enthusiasts

The best data journalism podcasts, information overload in human rights reporting and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 18, 2016

How to increase cross-border data journalism collaborations

Improving data journalism’s international scope, China’s new ban on foreign media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 26, 2016

‘Boring’ data produces important stories about traffic fines and safety

Municipal financial data isn't the most exciting topic. Here's how Code for South Africa overcame this challenge to produce a high-impact investigative story on the country's skewed traffic fines.

Chris Roper | February 25, 2016

Data storytellers share narrative tips at Data on Purpose conference

During the recent Data on Purpose conference at Stanford University, data storytelling innovators shared advice, insight and tools for bringing numbers to life within a narrative.

Jenny Manrique | February 23, 2016

What journalists need to know about covering racial injustice

In the era of Black Lives Matter, what must journalists do to fairly cover racial injustice? According to investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, data may play a more important role than you think.

Kasia Kovacs | February 22, 2016

What Twitter’s algorithm update means for journalists

Understanding Twitter’s new timeline, the challenges of global data journalism and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 12, 2016

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