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Vox Media, ICFJ Knight event 'Steal My Tool' featured eight open source tools for you to loot

Hosted amid the data journalism conference NICAR in Denver, Colorado, Steal My Tool showcased tools that fellow news organizations can take for their own use.

Margaret Looney | March 23, 2016

Dodgy Doctors tool claims new successes in Kenya

Thanks to a data-driven tool from Code for Africa and Kenya's The Star, Kenyan citizens have a way to protect themselves from fake doctors — and government policy is changing as a result.

Catherine Gicheru | March 22, 2016

Five useful podcasts for data journalism enthusiasts

The best data journalism podcasts, information overload in human rights reporting and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 18, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Media Party returns to Miami this April

Media Party Miami to feature hands-on learning, GotToVote tool helps Kenyans register, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | March 11, 2016

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

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