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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

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

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