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How one Indian newsroom is using Google tools to improve digital storytelling

Digital tools, including Google Fusion Tables and Google MyMaps, can help add data and visualization to complex stories. One Indian newsroom used these tools to map the impact of financial policy. 

Sara Olstad | October 11, 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

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

France's Le Parisien finds new way to visualize 'galaxy' of jihadists

La Galaxie Djihadiste is an innovative visual database of suspected jihadists linked to terrorist attacks in Europe since 2012.

Jessica Weiss | May 11, 2016

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

How a journalist laid-off in Spain revived his career with data visualization

Getting laid off is not always a bad thing for a journalist. In the case of a business journalist from Salamanca, it created an opportunity for him to develop a new service - Porcentual. 

James Breiner | October 23, 2015

Making the most of your data as a journalist

Associate Professor Jeff South of Virginia Commonwealth University shares five steps to effectively communicate with data journalism.

Alexandra Ludka | July 07, 2015

Non-coding journalists can visualize data with Cloudstitch

How Cloudstitch will allow journalists to visualize data-driven stories without coding experience, Slate launches a podcast platform, what it's like to cover ISIS and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 27, 2015

How journalists can use data publishing platform Silk

Journalists can use the platform to visualize or analyze their data; create interactive charts, maps and tables; collaborate on stories and more. 

Margaret Looney | January 07, 2015

Infographic tool launches new site with free data journalism resources

Journalists interested in creating infographics for data-driven stories can now access Infogr.am's new site, Infogram.org, featuring free webinars, video tutorials and more. 

Jessica Weiss | November 05, 2014