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Open data movement bolsters press freedom across Africa

To mark World Press Freedom Day, ICFJ Knight Fellows Catherine Gicheru and Temi Adeoye discuss how data-driven civic tools are expanding media freedom in Kenya and Nigeria.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | May 03, 2016
U.S. Mexico Border

Improving journalists' safety along a violent border

Journalists on the U.S.–Mexico border need a bi-national, bilingual perspective while also risking danger to themselves. Here's how they can stay safer.

Jorge Luis Sierra | April 29, 2016

Sierra Leone’s Open Data Festival expands data literacy in West Africa

At the Open Data Festival in Sierra Leone, members of the Code for Africa team ran several data literacy workshops — learning several lessons themselves along the way.

Serah Njambi Rono | April 26, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Upcoming webinar to help journalists report on water and sanitation issues

An upcoming webinar on water and sanitation reporting on April 28, the Panama Papers story triggers government probe and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | April 22, 2016

In leading Latin American news innovation projects, collaboration is key

ICFJ Knight Fellows share lessons learned from their experiences as media innovators in Latin America.

Sara Olstad | April 15, 2016

How a global network of journalists pulled off the Panama Papers

A look behind-the-scenes at how more than 300 reporters from 100 newsrooms carried out the biggest leak in data journalism history. 

Jessica Weiss | April 13, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: ANCIR focuses on Africans named in Panama Papers

Africans named in leaked documents probed by ANCIR, Kenyan initiative fact-checks financial news and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | April 08, 2016

Digital Fridays: An innovative approach to creating a digital culture at a legacy media giant

How ICFJ Knight Fellow Nasr ul Hadi "hacked the culture" of The Hindustan Times' newsroom.

Nasr ul Hadi | April 04, 2016

Tow Center releases free book for journalists curious about data

What deep ideas lie behind the pragmatic field of data-driven journalism? A new book from Tow Center Fellow Jonathan Stray gives a useful look into how data works.

IJNet | April 01, 2016

New data tools help South Africans weigh in on national budget priorities

A new Code for South Africa tool shows how many minutes (or hours) people work to pay taxes each day and how much of the day they spend "working for themselves."

Raymond Joseph | March 28, 2016

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