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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

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

Putting a ‘Spotlight’ on follow-up stories

With many newspapers strained under shrinking budgets, providing follow-up coverage to news events is becoming less common — but this kind of coverage is more vital than ever.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 23, 2016

Voices from the developing world: The Global Press Institute model of journalism

At the Global Press Institute's recent 10-year anniversary event, editors outlined the organization's strategy for training women to be professional journalists around the world.

Jenny Manrique | March 15, 2016

IJNet Live: How journalists can more easily access information

Join IJNet for a live chat March 16 at 10 a.m. EST with transparency experts from Access Info Europe and the Sunlight Foundation.

IJNet | March 04, 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

New CONNECTASHub platform facilitates collaboration among Latin American journalists

CONNECTASHub brings Latin American investigative journalists together, helping them to collaborate, promote their work, search for funding and more.

Santiago Sánchez | February 26, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: New mobile app gives Azerbaijani news a 'push'

Mobile app gives a "push" to news, techy tools for elections, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | February 25, 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

How ProPublica produces investigative journalism that's both high quality and sustainable

At a recent University of Navarra event, ProPublica's Paul Steiger outlined the company's secrets to success — and discussed how smaller newsrooms can replicate them.

James Breiner | February 09, 2016

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