Data Journalism

Data Journalism


Building data journalism products with users in mind

Roper suggests conceptualizing each project with three distinct groups in mind: partners, users and audience, with each group needing its own metric for monitoring success. 

Chris Roper | July 30, 2015

Code for South Africa organizes Data Journalism Winter School [South Africa]

Journalists can apply for an intensive three-day bootcamp, followed by three half-day sessions over the following three weeks.

African Media Initiative hosts media competition [Africa]

Professional journalists and media organizations with works in English, French, Arabic or Portuguese can apply for the Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards.

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Code for Africa conducts first masterclass on data journalism in Kenya

Code for Africa teaches data journalism in Kenya, a world map charts digital bootcamps, handy investigative journalism resources and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | July 24, 2015

Knight Center hosts free online course in Portuguese [Brazil]

Journalists and other professionals can participate in a five-week course in data journalism.

Silk offers webinars on data journalism [Worldwide]

Participants will learn how to find and extract data, clean the dataset and analyze and visualize the data in a three-part series beginning July 22 at 12 p.m. EDT.

Kickstarting a convergence of media, data and technology in Pakistan

Mian recaps a recent data journalism bootcamp in Karachi, Pakistan, where major media organizations are just starting to embrace digital as a major dissemination source. 

Rahma Mian | July 16, 2015

Violence against journalists: finding the media’s role in reporting press freedom violations

A group of students from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs conducted a cross-country study on how the press cover journalists safety. 

Carolina Morais Araujo | July 15, 2015

Future of Storytelling summit hosts contest [Worldwide]

Interactive stories, including web-based work, data-driven art, mobile apps, games, multimedia installations, virtual reality and other multiplatform projects are eligible for a US$10,000 prize.

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Chequeado brings data-driven analyses to elections in Buenos Aires

Tracking election campaigns in Argentina, the dirt on industrial mining in Africa, drones banned in Kenya and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Jefferson Mok | July 10, 2015