Journalism Education

Journalism Education

Building great data tools is not enough

ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph highlights the importance of outreach and training to introduce new data tools to journalists. 

Raymond Joseph | November 20, 2015

Four free online plagiarism checkers

IJNet rounds up four free tools for journalists who want to avoid the pitfalls of plagiarism.

IJNet | November 17, 2015

WHO offers tips for journalists covering road safety

In line with the Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil, ICFJ and WHO educate journalists on how to find stories within WHO’s newly-released road safety report.

Sam Berkhead | November 17, 2015

Investigative Reporters and Editors launches on-demand data journalism training site

NICAR-Learn, a new platform for on-demand data journalism learning, offers online tutorials on using Excel, tapping into your command line and more.

IJNet | November 12, 2015

14ymedio's Yoani Sánchez: 'Technology is an incredible ally for independent journalism in Cuba'

Knight International Journalism Award winner and Cuban journalist Yoani Sánchez tells IJNet how she is making her digital news outlet 14ymedio into a blueprint for the future of independent media in Cuba.

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2015

What goes into data bootcamps? Code for Africa's Serah Njambi-Rono explains

IJNet talked to developer Serah Njambi-Rono about Code for Africa's data bootcamps, which have been held in collaboration with the World Bank Institute in Pakistan, Uruguay and across Africa.

Sophie Westover | November 03, 2015

Q&A with Zaina Erhaim: Teaching citizen journalists to survive in Syria

For Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, safety is never guaranteed. She recently spoke with IJNet about how she reports on the violence of her country and teaches fellow citizens to do the same.

Sam Berkhead | November 02, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: A recap of the science journalism 'Data Quest' in South Africa

Data visualizations and stories from a recent open data event, last chance to attend the Chicas Poderosas conference in Mexico and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | October 23, 2015

Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | October 22, 2015

Lessons learned from building data journalism teams in Latin America

ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman reflects on lessons learned while launching and running HacksLabs, the first data journalism accelerator in Latin America.

Mariano Blejman | October 02, 2015