impactAFRICA launches competition for data-driven stories, Costa Rican voters get a new app to vet candidates, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.
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.
Coda Story, a nonprofit startup, will stay in crisis zones for up to a year after most journalists have left. Here's how they're reinventing the wheel of digital journalism.
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.
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.
In the wake of several high-profile sexual assault stories in the media, a National Press Club panel discussed the best practices for journalists covering this often-sensitive topic.
ProPublica launches the first news site on the "dark web," the debut of livestreaming tool MeVee, and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the CIMA.
After a tough year for press freedom worldwide, five journalists working across the globe share their hopes for journalism in 2016 and beyond.
After spending 12 years at one of Peru's top newspapers, Oscar Castilla decided to launch Ojo Público, an online publication. Since its founding, Ojo Público has seen noteworthy success.
What can journalists do to fight corruption and ensure that action is taken? ICFJ Knight Fellow Catherine Gicheru explains.
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