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14 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Online News Association conference, here are 14 digital tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | September 14, 2016

A look at the other side: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

How two recent journalism projects in Latin America are bringing the conversation surrounding wealth inequality to a larger audience.

Belén Arce Terceros | September 12, 2016

GBJ's Rick Dunham offers insight into entering today's business journalism landscape

In an ever-shifting global business climate, business journalists play a key role. Rick Dunham, co-founder of Tsinghua University's Global Business Journalism program, offers his advice for getting started.

Sahar Majid | August 30, 2016

8 reasons why journalists should use data to improve their stories

Kenya-based journalist Catherine Gicheru is working to expand use of data in African newsrooms. Here, she shares eight insights on why using data to aid reporting is so crucial for journalists. 

Catherine Gicheru | August 25, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Pakistan school shooting story nominated for U.S. award

Express Tribune story nominated for ONA Award, webinar about low-cost mobile apps, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | August 22, 2016

Essential tips and tools for beginning data journalists

In many countries, data journalism is still a little-known term. Here's a look at what beginners can do to get started as data journalists.

Khalid Khattak | August 02, 2016

The digital journalist’s toolbox: mapping

Journalism is all about showing, not telling. Here are six free tools for incorporating data-driven maps into your stories.

Paige Levin | July 21, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Investigative journalism tools “stolen” at conference

Knight Fellows speak at IRE, Pakistani news station adopts Facebook Live and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Sara Olstad | July 01, 2016

El Universal data project puts a face to Mexico’s 4,000 missing women

How a data team told the story of Ausencias Ignoradas, Turkish media crackdowns and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 01, 2016

Hungarian journalists launch investigative site Direkt36 following press crackdown

András Pethő of Direkt36 discusses how the news outlet has overcome Hungary's harsh press freedom climate to produce investigative reporting.

Ines Kagubare | June 23, 2016

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