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Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 2018

5 opportunities and challenges facing African newsrooms

What is the state of media in Africa, and where is it going? Five takeaways from Chris Roper's keynote address at Osiwa’s forum for West African media in Benin.

Chris Roper | June 04, 2018

Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

How to apply to the 2018 Data Journalism Awards

Data Journalism Awards' program manager gives advice on how you or your project can succeed in this year's Data Journalism Awards. 

Marianne Bouchart, GEN | February 19, 2018

Arab Data Journalists’ Network, a driving force for change in the region

Although data-driven storytelling has become common around the world, very few of these stories are written in Arabic. ADJN intends to change this by promoting data journalism in the region.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 31, 2018

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Naija Data Ladies: The rise of a network of women data journalists in Nigeria

A group of female journalists and data experts are working to change the digital media landscape in Africa’s most populous country.

Irene Wangui | September 27, 2017

Why journalists need data and coding skills more than ever

At Brazil's annual investigative journalism conference, experts shared tips and resources for journalists who wish to learn more about data and coding.

Jéssica Cruz | August 03, 2017

Argentina's La Nación sets the standard for Latin American data journalism

La Nación's trailblazing data journalism, YouTube's effects on independent media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 21, 2017

Inside Nepal’s first collaborative deep data dive

A team of seven journalists used data journalism to reveal the continued lack of aid following Nepal's 2015 earthquake. Arun Karki shares some lessons learned from their project.

Arun Karki | March 29, 2017

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