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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

How to join the global data journalism conversation

So you’ve taken your first data journalism class and now see the possibilities for using data to enhance your storytelling. What’s next? Here are four ways you can keep the momentum going. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | August 14, 2015

Cargografías informs voters, journalists with data visualization of politicians' careers

An Argentine open-source site uses a timeline visualization to track the complete career of more than 2,400 local politicians, including all current presidential candidates.

Federico Ricciardi | August 04, 2015

Kickstarting a convergence of media, data and technology in Pakistan

Mian recaps a recent data journalism bootcamp in Karachi, Pakistan, where major media organizations are just starting to embrace digital as a major dissemination source. 

Rahma Mian | July 16, 2015

Lessons newspapers can take from the tech world: give your weird ideas a chance

ICFJ Knight Fellow Chris Guess writes about a key obstacle holding back innovation in journalism and how the industry's mentality has to change.

Christopher Guess | June 22, 2015

Four ways to include data journalism in bootstrapped newsrooms

Kuang Keng Kuek Ser, a recent fellow at Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, explains how journalists in small newsrooms can still create exceptional data journalism.

Kuang Keng Kuek Ser | June 04, 2015

DataN to push past 'parachute' training in data journalism

IJNet chatted with the founder of the customized training package, aimed toward newsrooms around the world with a lack of resources. 

Margaret Looney | May 19, 2015

Bridging the gap between hard numbers and data journalism

New to data journalism? Temple University data journalism professor Meredith Broussard explains the basics behind the numbers and equations.

Meredith Broussard | December 26, 2014