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.
impactAFRICA launches competition for data-driven stories, Costa Rican voters get a new app to vet candidates, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.
ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh looks at the Open Knowledge Foundation's 2015 global open data index to measure African countries' performance on increasing government transparency.
An app to find doctors in Nigeria, Innovation Fellowships in Kenya, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.
How do you determine how "open" a government is? ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how OpenGov Fellows push the "open" movement forward.
Data-driven multimedia story Living on the Edge wins the national online category of Vodacom awards. ICFJ Knight Fellow Ray Joseph explains the impact of the tool behind the story.
ANCIR exposes Coca-Cola's "hidden formula for avoiding taxes," Fellow Catherine Gicheru wins the National Integrity Award and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.
While financial pressures endanger investigative reporting, the African Investigative Journalism Conference helps to strengthen the field across the continent.
There is no simple online metric to gauge success, but a change in approach may be needed before a change in metrics, says ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh.
ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph highlights the importance of outreach and training to introduce new data tools to journalists.
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