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Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

How to apply to the 2018 Data Journalism Awards

Data Journalism Awards' program manager gives advice on how you or your project can succeed in this year's Data Journalism Awards. 

Marianne Bouchart, GEN | February 19, 2018

Big data is for machines: how to use small data sets for impactful stories

Founder of the Latin American data journalism portal, Datasketch, gives tips and tools for understanding the basics of data journalism. 

Juan Pablo Marín Díaz | February 14, 2018

Arab Data Journalists’ Network, a driving force for change in the region

Although data-driven storytelling has become common around the world, very few of these stories are written in Arabic. ADJN intends to change this by promoting data journalism in the region.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 31, 2018

Nigerian multimedia collaboration shows the impact of 'Shifting Sands'

Using digital tools and data journalism, journalists in Nigeria produced a multimedia project investigating sand mining and dredging that would become the most-clicked special feature to date. 

Irene Wangui | November 20, 2017

The Paradise Papers: methods and tools for investigating a massive leak

For The Paradise Papers, 383 reporters from 67 countries collaborated to produce investigative news coverage. Here are the tools and processes used to navigate this massive leak. 

Fabiola Torres López | November 15, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Not a revolution (yet): Data journalism hasn’t changed that much in 4 years, a new paper finds

A new research paper examining data journalism projects nominated for awards over the past four years has found the "data revolution" still isn't as large and widespread as previously thought. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | October 27, 2017

Journalist of the month: Hannah Ojo

Hannah Ojo uses an arsenal of digital tools and data to bring "power to the pen" in Nigeria. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 26, 2017

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

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