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Journalists use data, drones to visualize California wildfires

Visualizing the California wildfires using data, drone imagery and more offers insight to better understand — and prevent — the problem.

Daniel Hentz | October 04, 2018

Experts offer insights into drone innovation

Drones are becoming a powerful tool for investigations and social issue reporting around the globe, but not without challenges. Experts share what they've learned. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 20, 2018

Investigation explores uncharted territory using cutting-edge technology

The team behind a transnational investigation shares the methods and tools they used to produce the final product, as well as lessons they learned during the process.

Fiona Macleod | April 19, 2018

6 tips for succeeding at drone journalism

Want to hone your drone journalism skills? Be sure to keep these tips from Code for Africa News Fellow Johnny Miller in mind the next time you take flight.

Johnny Miller | June 01, 2017

4 tips for better drone journalism stories

East African journalists who attended Code for Africa's latest drone journalism training came away with a new understanding of how to best use drones for their reporting. Here's a few lessons from the bootcamp.

Irene Wangui | May 23, 2017

Inside the Drone Journalism Lab’s open source operations manual

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Drone Journalism Lab has released a free, open source operations manual to help newsrooms more easily learn the essentials of drone journalism.

Sam Berkhead | September 26, 2016

First-ever drone journalism bootcamp trains South African reporters

ICFJ Knight Fellow Chris Roper discusses the drone journalism camp he recently organized for journalists and civil rights groups in Cape Town — the first of its kind in South Africa.

Sara Olstad | August 01, 2016

Open data investigations shed light on global corruption

OCCRP’s investigative work exposes money laundering in Moldova, using drones to capture stories and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 10, 2016

The most essential skills you need to get a job in journalism

How to snag the journalism job you want, Russia’s press freedom climate and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 29, 2016

Beyond government oversight: Top concerns for reporters interested in drone journalism

ICFJ Knight Fellow Babatunde Akpeji discusses drones as a tool for gathering the news.

Babatunde Akpeji | August 18, 2015

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