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Auguste Yung

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Auguste joined ICFJ as a program intern with the Knight International Journalism Fellowship team and IJNet. He recently graduated from Tufts University where he majored in international relations with a concentration in security. He focused particularly on human rights in China as he lived abroad in Beijing and Shanghai during high school and college. Before joining ICFJ, he worked as an intern for both the Tufts International Relations Office and the Albert Einstein Institution in Boston, a non-profit focused on advancing the use of nonviolent action to affect political change. He is originally from Baltimore, MD but has spent time living in China, Sweden, and Scotland. He can speak both Chinese and Swedish. 

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Reporters use innovative tools to document life in the world’s biggest slums

Smart investment in technology and data skills can help newsrooms create innovative projects on a budget. ICFJ Knight Fellow Jacopo Ottaviani and Code for Africa News Fellow Johnny Miller explain how.

Auguste Yung | May 04, 2017

Media outlets see opportunities to move beyond the echo chamber after US elections

In a recent Knight Foundation panel, journalists from FiveThirtyEight, Associated Press and USA Today discussed how the media can learn from its mistakes made during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Auguste Yung | February 08, 2017

Q&A with Jacopo Ottaviani: Advice for journalists working on longform cross-border projects

ICFJ Knight Fellow and data journalist Jacopo Ottaviani discusses the longform collaborative data journalism project Lungs of the Earth and offers tips for working on similar projects. 

Auguste Yung | February 03, 2017

Kenyan journalists push newsrooms to invest in data journalism

Data journalism has been a rapidly growing field in the news industry, but it hasn't caught on everywhere. Journalists in Kenya are trying to change that in their country's newsrooms. 

Auguste Yung | January 30, 2017

How a Chinese news app is boosting engagement by paying users

Bingdu, a Chinese news app, allows users to make money by reading and sharing stories. Storybench spoke with Fei Wang, editorial director of Bingdu, to learn more. 

Auguste Yung | December 28, 2016

Questions journalists should ask themselves before using 360° video

More news organizations than ever are using 360° video. But is it always the right storytelling tool to use? ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai and Express Tribune Labs Editor Shayan Naveed discussed.

Auguste Yung | December 01, 2016