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Data Journalism

Cross-border data journalism tips, tools and tricks

Collaborating across countries and time zones is challenging but ICFJ Knight Fellow Jacopo Ottaviani from Code for Africa shares tips to make it easier.

Natalie Van Hoozer | October 11, 2018

Journalists use data, drones to visualize California wildfires

Visualizing the California wildfires using data, drone imagery and more offers insight to better understand — and prevent — the problem.

Daniel Hentz | October 04, 2018

New geojournalism platform is changing how reporters cover Africa’s longest river

The Nile River flows through 11 countries, and news coverage is largely fragmented. InfoNile is a new geojournalism project that uses data and mapping to better cover water-related issues in the region.

Irene Wangui | September 21, 2018

Sensors boost environmental journalism and citizen engagement in five African countries

Code for Africa is using sensors to collect and track recent — perhaps to-the-minute — local data for journalists, citizens and organizations.

Irene Wangui | September 10, 2018

What's new at Media Party 2018?

Media Party takes place in Buenos Aires every year, bringing together journalists from around the world. Here are some key takeaways from this year's event.

Jacqueline Strzemp | August 28, 2018

How La Nación produced an award-winning data journalism story

This Argentine team is constantly innovating new ways to tell stories and engage their audience.

Mathias Felipe | August 02, 2018

2018 Data Journalism Award winners announced at GEN Summit

Out of a pool of 600 applicants, 13 winners were selcted and announced at this year's GEN Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Common trends included using larger data sets and engaging readers. 

Daria Sukharchuk | June 19, 2018

Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 2018

Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

How to apply to the 2018 Data Journalism Awards

Data Journalism Awards' program manager gives advice on how you or your project can succeed in this year's Data Journalism Awards. 

Marianne Bouchart | February 19, 2018

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