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ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh is leading the design and execution of audience engagement strategies for ICFJ’s Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data journalism initiative in four hub countries: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania.

Abbott Pugh is a digital journalist and project manager who has helped shape and deliver the digital strategies for two of the UK’s most high-profile websites. He is an expert on how technology and connectivity can revolutionize the way stories are told, information is shared and change is delivered.

Latest Stories

Open data movement bolsters press freedom across Africa

To mark World Press Freedom Day, ICFJ Knight Fellows Catherine Gicheru and Temi Adeoye discuss how data-driven civic tools are expanding media freedom in Kenya and Nigeria.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | May 03, 2016

International Journalism Festival explores the power of networks and platforms

Discussion at this year’s International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy was centered around the release of the Panama Papers and Facebook’s F8 developer conference.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | April 27, 2016

Journalists have crucial role as focus of AIDS funding shifts

HIV/AIDS claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh provides resources for journalists to better tell their country's story of the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | February 18, 2016
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What the global open data index shows about Africa

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh looks at the Open Knowledge Foundation's 2015 global open data index to measure African countries' performance on increasing government transparency. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 20, 2016

Will this year see the rise of the chat bots?

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh examines how the media will be able to harness this new technology. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 12, 2016

Pushing the open government movement forward across Africa

How do you determine how "open" a government is? ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how OpenGov Fellows push the "open" movement forward. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 29, 2015

No 'God metric': How key media organizations think about impact

There is no simple online metric to gauge success, but a change in approach may be needed before a change in metrics, says ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 03, 2015

Why are the media not part of the open data conversation?

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explores why the media are absent from the world of open data.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | September 17, 2015

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