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New data journalism academy in South Africa embodies 'living laboratory' training model

ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph discusses the launch of Code for South Africa's new data journalism academy, giving journalists the opportunity to learn data skills while still contributing to the newsroom.

Raymond Joseph | February 11, 2016

16 blogs for boosting your data literacy

A curated collection of data journalism blogs, Al Jazeera America employees’ next steps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 05, 2016

Facebook launches Instant Articles app for Android devices

Facebook’s Instant Articles go live on Android, data reporting hits the mainstream and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 18, 2015

Inside AidInfoPlus, a new training resource for journalists using international development data

This free platform will help journalists, aid workers and others access, fact-check and interpret data related to international development efforts, boosting transparency and accountability.

Sam Berkhead | November 23, 2015

WHO offers tips for journalists covering road safety

In line with the Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil, ICFJ and WHO educate journalists on how to find stories within WHO’s newly-released road safety report.

Sam Berkhead | November 17, 2015

Investigative Reporters and Editors launches on-demand data journalism training site

NICAR-Learn, a new platform for on-demand data journalism learning, offers online tutorials on using Excel, tapping into your command line and more.

IJNet | November 12, 2015

What goes into data bootcamps? Code for Africa's Serah Njambi-Rono explains

IJNet talked to developer Serah Njambi-Rono about Code for Africa's data bootcamps, which have been held in collaboration with the World Bank Institute in Pakistan, Uruguay and across Africa.

Sophie Westover | November 03, 2015

New data journalism tool highlights domestic worker salaries in South Africa

ICFJ Knight Fellow Chris Roper explains the design and impact of Code for South Africa's Living Wage Calculator, a tool that helps South Africans calculate how much they should pay their domestic workers.

Chris Roper | September 08, 2015

On data’s role in investigative reporting: “It’s all about the evidence”

Award-winning data journalist David Donald shares insights on how journalists can use data and numbers to augment their interviewing, writing and reporting.

Sam Berkhead | September 07, 2015

How to put the story first when teaching data journalism

ICFJ Knight Fellow Ray Joseph lists three steps to reverse-engineer the typical data journalism training. 

Raymond Joseph | August 20, 2015

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