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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

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

Q&A with Sandra Rodríguez Nieto: Creating journalism in a culture of impunity

Investigative journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto discusses the challenges she faced in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, the setting of her latest book.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | December 10, 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

Climate Central’s John Upton offers advice to science journalists

Amid the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris, science journalist John Upton discussed how journalists can hone their environmental investigative reporting skills.

Sam Berkhead | December 04, 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

How five data journalists exposed corruption in Mexico's Congress

Five young Mexican journalists spent a year sifting through thousands of public officials' expense reports. James Breiner explains how they discovered gross misuse of taxpayer dollars.

James Breiner | November 26, 2015

Journalists of the month: ICIJ’s Fatal Extraction team

A group of African journalists recently collaborated on an ICIJ project that uncovered Australian mining companies' alleged abuses across Africa. They told IJNet about their experiences.

Sam Berkhead | November 24, 2015

Newsrooms should change editorial workflow to prevent government spying

ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra discusses why new digital technologies alone can't enhance cybersecurity. Newsrooms have to change their habits to make full use of the tools at their disposal.

Jorge Luis Sierra | November 18, 2015

Five tools for journalists’ online safety, privacy highlighted during Aaron Swartz Day event

How can journalists keep sensitive information secure while working digitally? News outlets recently gathered in San Francisco to discuss the best tools for doing so during a recent Aaron Swartz Day event.

Jenny Manrique | November 16, 2015

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