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Security Assistance Monitor database aims to fill ‘black hole’ of U.S. foreign assistance coverage

A project of the Center for International Policy, the fact-checked, interactive database tracks four types of military and police aid to at least 190 countries.

Margaret Looney | March 08, 2016

Advice for journalists using development data to track progress

A recent impactAFRICA webinar revealed tips for journalists who use international development data and research to help them better evaluate development projects’ success in their home countries.

Sam Berkhead | March 01, 2016

How to increase cross-border data journalism collaborations

Improving data journalism’s international scope, China’s new ban on foreign media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 26, 2016

‘Boring’ data produces important stories about traffic fines and safety

Municipal financial data isn't the most exciting topic. Here's how Code for South Africa overcame this challenge to produce a high-impact investigative story on the country's skewed traffic fines.

Chris Roper | February 25, 2016

Data storytellers share narrative tips at Data on Purpose conference

During the recent Data on Purpose conference at Stanford University, data storytelling innovators shared advice, insight and tools for bringing numbers to life within a narrative.

Jenny Manrique | February 23, 2016

What Twitter’s algorithm update means for journalists

Understanding Twitter’s new timeline, the challenges of global data journalism and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 12, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Last week to submit nominations for international journalism award

A final reminder for 2016 Knight Awards nominations, Code for South Africa's new data school and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | February 12, 2016

New data journalism academy in South Africa embodies 'living laboratory' training model

ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph discusses the launch of Code for South Africa's new data journalism academy, giving journalists the opportunity to learn data skills while still contributing to the newsroom.

Raymond Joseph | February 11, 2016

16 blogs for boosting your data literacy

A curated collection of data journalism blogs, Al Jazeera America employees’ next steps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 05, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: impactAFRICA offers US$500,000 to fund data-driven stories

impactAFRICA launches competition for data-driven stories, Costa Rican voters get a new app to vet candidates, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | January 25, 2016

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