Data Journalism

Data Journalism


Knight News Challenge focuses on elections [Worldwide]

Nonprofits, for profits or individuals of any age can submit innovative ideas and projects that better inform and inspire voters and make the election process more fun and accessible.

Data visualization competition open [Worldwide]

The United Nation's Human Development Report Office (HDRO) is inviting submissions based on its human development data.

How ICIJ pulled off a large-scale, cross-border investigative collaboration

IJNet speaks to staffers from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) about their recently published "Swiss Leaks" investigation, which revealed that HSBC bank had helped its clients place more than US$100 billion into Swiss accounts to evade taxes.

Jessica Weiss | March 03, 2015

How journalists can find, extract and use open data

ICFJ Knight Fellow Juan Manuel Casanueva recaps a workshop he led on open data at the recent Media Party Miami. 

Juan Manuel Casanueva | March 02, 2015

Non-coding journalists can visualize data with Cloudstitch

How Cloudstitch will allow journalists to visualize data-driven stories without coding experience, Slate launches a podcast platform, what it's like to cover ISIS and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 27, 2015

Fellowships for environmental data reporting available [Asia]

Journalists and other communicators from countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region interested in using data and maps in their reporting can apply for US$1,000 grants.

Data journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Media companies, nonprofit organizations, freelancers and staff journalists can compete for the Global Editors Network's Data Journalism Awards.

Q&A with BBC News Labs on predicting the future of news

Here's what the innovation team at BBC News Labs thinks the future holds for technology and news.

Jessica Weiss | February 11, 2015

Islamabad Civic Hackathon open [Pakistan]

Developers, designers, data analysts, marketers and innovators can participate in this three-day event to create civic solutions for their city.

FIU, Hacks/Hackers Miami host media party [US]

This two-day event will feature insightful panels on media innovation and hands-on learning with leaders in U.S. and Latin American media.