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What we can learn from journalists’ Twitter habits

Lessons learned from analyzing journalists on Twitter, Le Monde’s coverage of the French election and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 24, 2017

16 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2017 NICAR conference, try out these 16 online tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows.

Sara Olstad | March 03, 2017

Q&A with Jacopo Ottaviani: Advice for journalists working on longform cross-border projects

ICFJ Knight Fellow and data journalist Jacopo Ottaviani discusses the longform collaborative data journalism project Lungs of the Earth and offers tips for working on similar projects. 

Auguste Yung | February 03, 2017

Kenyan journalists push newsrooms to invest in data journalism

Data journalism has been a rapidly growing field in the news industry, but it hasn't caught on everywhere. Journalists in Kenya are trying to change that in their country's newsrooms. 

Auguste Yung | January 30, 2017

Contest winners share tips for covering early childhood development issues

The three winners of this year's ICFJ Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest discuss what went into their award-winning stories and offer advice for journalists covering health and development.

Sam Berkhead | January 18, 2017

Why publishing more open data isn’t enough to empower citizens

Some believe that the open data movement has stalled in recent years. ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal offers some insights on how to best use open data to generate real world impact. 

Adi Eyal | January 11, 2017

3 tips for investigative journalists on how to follow the money

In the wake of this year's massive Panama Papers story, Paul Radu of OCCRP and Carlos Eduardo Huertas from Connectas share their best tips for following the money in an investigation.

Jacqueline Strzemp | December 14, 2016

For journalists investigating corruption, free tool offers millions of searchable documents

How journalists can get started with the Investigative Dashboard, a free collection of tools and resources for investigative journalists anywhere in the world.

Sam Berkhead | October 17, 2016

What we learned training South Africa's new generation of data journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal has helped launch a data journalism training academy to help South African newsrooms improve data literacy in order to find stories and complement investigations. 

Adi Eyal | October 04, 2016

How journalists can use Montage to report on war and conflict

Not sure how to verify that war footage you found online? Montage, a new tool for investigating and verifying video footage of conflict around the world, can help.

Sam Berkhead | September 22, 2016

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