Data Journalism

Data Journalism

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.

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

New application monitors settlements in the Palestinian territories

A new web, iPhone and iPad application called Facts on the Ground uses mapping technologies to publicize news and information on Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

بسام سبتي | September 24, 2010

YouTube teams with Al Arabiya on Iraq interviews series

YouTube recently announced a partnership with Arabic TV news network Al Arabiya, its first-ever partnership with an Arab TV network. Together they will launch "Iraq Looks Forward," a series of interviews on YouTube in which Iraqi leaders answer viewers' questions about the future of the country.

بسام سبتي | September 23, 2010

Free software aids in research management for journalists

A free download is now available to help journalists organize information for stories. The software, "Journalist Information Management Tracking Software 3.0," provides a form of workflow lifecycle management for journalists to research and manage information.

Jessica Weiss | June 02, 2010

Social media tips for radio journalists

Radio journalists worldwide can now access British media trainer Justin Kings' top 10 tips for radio journalists on using social media.

Topics focus on issues including: how to maintain a dialogue between journalist and listener via Facebook and Twitter; consistency of the journalist's social media networks'; and much more.

بسام سبتي | April 13, 2010