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Open data movement bolsters press freedom across Africa

To mark World Press Freedom Day, ICFJ Knight Fellows Catherine Gicheru and Temi Adeoye discuss how data-driven civic tools are expanding media freedom in Kenya and Nigeria.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | May 03, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: New mobile app gives Azerbaijani news a 'push'

Mobile app gives a "push" to news, techy tools for elections, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | February 25, 2016

Journalists have crucial role as focus of AIDS funding shifts

HIV/AIDS claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh provides resources for journalists to better tell their country's story of the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | February 18, 2016
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What the global open data index shows about Africa

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. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 20, 2016

Will this year see the rise of the chat bots?

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh examines how the media will be able to harness this new technology. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 12, 2016

Pushing the open government movement forward across Africa

How do you determine how "open" a government is? ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how OpenGov Fellows push the "open" movement forward. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 29, 2015

No 'God metric': How key media organizations think about impact

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.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 03, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: NarcoData conducts deep investigation into Mexican cartels

NarcoData tackles cartels in Mexico, OpenGov Fellows 'liberate' data in South Africa, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | October 30, 2015
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ICFJ Knight roundup: Fellows’ projects featured in first 'Africa Investigates' podcast

ANCIR highlighed in new World Policy Institute podcast, Stephen Abbott Pugh on RFI English and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | October 16, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Connecting with mobile audiences

Hacks/Hackers Delhi will host an event to talk mobile news, Code for Africa explains how governments can engage with audiences through mobile and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | October 09, 2015

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