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Guest blog: Panama Papers webinar illuminates groundbreaking investigations

The Panama Papers have ushered in a new era of investigative reporting. Stephen Kirker, a journalism student at Wits University, shares his reactions to a recent webinar that outlined the investigations.

Stephen Kirker | June 17, 2016

6 tips for learning how to shoot 360° videos

Experimenting with 360-degree video means confronting lots of questions, from finding the most affordable gear to figuring out how to hold the camera. Here are a few practical tips for getting started.  

Deniz Ergürel | June 16, 2016

ICFJ Knight Fellows share 10 free tools for investigative journalists

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference, here are 10 investigative tools, created by the ICFJ Knight Fellows, that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | June 13, 2016

Politico editors discuss how social media changed the dialogue in U.S. elections

What do foreign journalists need to know about covering this year's U.S. elections? Politico editors recently shared their insights with a group of visiting Russian journalists.

Samantha Juster | June 08, 2016

Vox.com’s Elizabeth Plank talks newsroom diversity, activism in journalism

Elizabeth Plank, senior correspondent and producer at Vox.com, explains why she thinks every journalist should consider him or herself an activist — and why it's important for newsrooms to diversify.

Clothilde Goujard | June 06, 2016

Three ways to improve coverage of water and sanitation

What do journalists need to know before tackling water and sanitation topics in their country? A recent ICFJ, Code for Africa and World Bank webinar offered guidance.

Samantha Juster | May 19, 2016

RioOnWatch launches guide to encourage nuanced news coverage of Rio de Janeiro Olympics

As tens of thousands of journalists prepare to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, RioOnWatch has released the Olympics Resources for Journalists to promote balanced, accurate coverage of the city.

Sheila Taylor | May 18, 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

France's Le Parisien finds new way to visualize 'galaxy' of jihadists

La Galaxie Djihadiste is an innovative visual database of suspected jihadists linked to terrorist attacks in Europe since 2012.

Jessica Weiss | May 11, 2016

CIIJ releases journalistic style guide for writing about diversity

The Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism’s Diversity Style Guide offers useful definitions and guidelines for journalists writing about today’s multifaceted, complex society.

Sam Berkhead | May 10, 2016

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