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Open data investigations shed light on global corruption

OCCRP’s investigative work exposes money laundering in Moldova, using drones to capture stories and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 10, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference to feature cross-border projects

Investigative reporters meet in New Orleans this month, the next Media Party planned for Buenos Aires and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | June 03, 2016

Medium’s Ghost Boat project brings readers into the investigative process

More than a year after its disappearance, Medium launched the Ghost Boat project to search for answers about a missing boat of refugees — and it's an investigation that continues today.

Belén Arce Terceros | May 24, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Watch Panama Papers webinar on cross-border data journalism investigations

Free Panama Papers webinar on journalistic collaboration, a workshop on covering the U.S.-Mexico border, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | May 20, 2016

Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data

By making official data and information more readily available to journalists, Vendata hopes to help Venezuelan citizens become more informed about their government.

Alessandra Monnerat | May 16, 2016

OjoPúblico launches journalism guide for Hispanic investigative reporters

The innovative Peruvian outlet has announced a new, downloadable resource: “The Swiss Army Knife Journalist: Digital Research Tools in the Era of Big Data."

Ana Prieto | May 05, 2016

International Journalism Festival explores the power of networks and platforms

Discussion at this year’s International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy was centered around the release of the Panama Papers and Facebook’s F8 developer conference.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | April 27, 2016

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

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