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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

Tips for reporting on early development: Find the children behind the data

How can journalists improve their coverage of early childhood development? A recent ICFJ and World Bank webinar offered guidance. 

Jerri Eddings | September 19, 2016

How Pakistan’s Express Tribune reported its biggest online project

The "For Peshawar" project commemorates the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that killed 147 people at a Pakistani army school.

Sara Olstad | September 16, 2016

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

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