Data Journalism

Data Journalism

Broadcast journalists: Eight skills for covering breaking news

When broadcast journalists get to work on breaking news, it’s a moment that always separates the mere readers from the true leaders. The best news anchors and “live” reporters make their work look easy, but it isn’t.

Jill Geisler, Poynter | July 13, 2011

Virtual newsroom seeks freelancers to expand worldwide

While most newsrooms are shedding staff, a virtual newsroom in the United States seeks freelance journalists and video makers.

Veronika Belenkaya | June 28, 2011

6 tech tools to improve your online journalism skills

Web journalism professor Robert Hernandez recently led a Twitter chat on Tech Tools for Web Journalists. IJNet found these six tools to be the top takeaways.

Veronika Belenkaya | June 14, 2011

Six tips for journalists on using Facebook for reporting

IJNet attended the Facebook for Journalists Meetup in Washington and came away with these tips on how to harness the power of this social media giant for your reporting.

Natasha Tynes | June 07, 2011

5 LinkedIn tips for freelance journalists

As part of IJNet's ongoing series of tips for using social media, we took part in a seminar for journalists from social networking colossus LinkedIn. Here are our top five tips for freelancers.

Nicole Martinelli | June 03, 2011

WSJ's SafeHouse: Why it's not a WikiLeaks killer

The Wall Street Journal launched a new digital drop box for whistleblowers called SafeHouse.
IJNet spoke to two experts about what it means for journalists and why it won't kill WikiLeaks.

Nicole Martinelli and Dana Liebelson | May 06, 2011

News outlets use Storify to gather tsunami info

Reporters around the world woke up to the news of Japan's 8.9 earthquake and tsunami. Almost as quickly as events unfolded, they started gathering information with social media and digital tools to give readers video, pictures, vox pops and more.

Nicole Martinelli | March 11, 2011

New York Times may create portal for WikiLeaks-style submissions

The New York Times may create an in-house submission system to enable would-be leakers to provide large files to the paper.

بسام سبتي | January 26, 2011

Group aims to make "Report an Error" buttons a web standard

A new alliance of news organizations and consumers has created a tool to help people report errors they find online.

Jennifer Dorroh | December 01, 2010

Report on data-driven journalism available

A resource on data-driven journalism has just been released by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). The report is a summary of the tools, articles and presentations used during the data journalism conference in Amsterdam, held in August.

Cesar Miquel | October 14, 2010