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What the global open data index shows about Africa

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh looks at the Open Knowledge Foundation's 2015 global open data index to measure African countries' performance on increasing government transparency. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 20, 2016

How an Italian data journalism collaboration investigated dark money across Europe

Andrea Nelson Mauro of DataNinja.it explains how Confiscati Bene, an Italian data journalism project, investigated the EUR4 billion of confiscated goods seized across the European Union each year.

Andrea Nelson Mauro | January 15, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Knight Fellow criticizes Sean Penn, says Mexican reporters face real danger

Garza Ramos weighs in on Sean Penn's visit to El Chapo; a podcast on legal resources for reporters in Africa; and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | January 15, 2016

Pushing the open government movement forward across Africa

How do you determine how "open" a government is? ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how OpenGov Fellows push the "open" movement forward. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 29, 2015

10 tools for investigative reporting in 2016

IJNet rounds up the best tools, resources and databases for investigative reporters to use in 2016.

Sam Berkhead | December 22, 2015

Facebook launches Instant Articles app for Android devices

Facebook’s Instant Articles go live on Android, data reporting hits the mainstream and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 18, 2015

Award-winning story shows impact, potential of data journalism tools

Data-driven multimedia story Living on the Edge wins the national online category of Vodacom awards. ICFJ Knight Fellow Ray Joseph explains the impact of the tool behind the story. 

Raymond Joseph | December 11, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Putting the spotlight on Coca-Cola’s sweet financial bubble

ANCIR exposes Coca-Cola's "hidden formula for avoiding taxes," Fellow Catherine Gicheru wins the National Integrity Award and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup. 

Alyssa Mesich | December 11, 2015

The triumphs and challenges of investigative reporters in Africa

While financial pressures endanger investigative reporting, the African Investigative Journalism Conference helps to strengthen the field across the continent. 

Raymond Joseph | December 09, 2015
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ICFJ Knight roundup: Code for South Africa kicks off new data journalism training program

A new data journalism training program in Africa, tracking government spending in Chile and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | December 04, 2015

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