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What we learned training South Africa's new generation of data journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal has helped launch a data journalism training academy to help South African newsrooms improve data literacy in order to find stories and complement investigations. 

Adi Eyal | October 04, 2016

Solutions journalism: What you need to know to get started

What is solutions journalism—and how can today's journalists weave more solutions-based narratives into their reporting? Here are some resources to help.

IJNet | October 03, 2016

Inside the Drone Journalism Lab’s open source operations manual

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Drone Journalism Lab has released a free, open source operations manual to help newsrooms more easily learn the essentials of drone journalism.

Sam Berkhead | September 26, 2016

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Free digital tools showcased at U.S. conference

Fellows share tools and insights at ONA, Media Party comes to South Africa and more from the ICFJ Knight Fellows in this week’s Roundup.

Sara Olstad | September 23, 2016

How journalists can use Montage to report on war and conflict

Not sure how to verify that war footage you found online? Montage, a new tool for investigating and verifying video footage of conflict around the world, can help.

Sam Berkhead | September 22, 2016

Tips for reporting on early development: Find the children behind the data

How can journalists improve their coverage of early childhood development? A recent ICFJ and World Bank webinar offered guidance. 

Jerri Eddings | September 19, 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer's Diane Mastrull talks the business of business journalism

Diane Mastrull, a business reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer, discusses some of her best tips and lessons learned from a career of covering business.

Sahar Majid | September 13, 2016

A look at the other side: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

How two recent journalism projects in Latin America are bringing the conversation surrounding wealth inequality to a larger audience.

Belén Arce Terceros | September 12, 2016

Storyhunter CEO: Virtual reality is the 'most powerful medium' for storytelling

As the news industry is increasingly shifting toward virtual reality, Storyhunter is following suit, offering resources and more to journalists using its platform.

Clothilde Goujard | September 05, 2016

Beyond breaking news: Humanizing violent events

Journalists covering violent breaking news events often find it difficult to find a human element within the story. Here are some tips to bring a more humanizing element to your reporting.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 31, 2016

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