To understand the relationship between the media and politics, it’s important to look at the various dynamics that can exist between a journalist and a politician.
A small, low-cost data journalism experiment in Kenya shows how useful open data can be to ordinary African citizens.
With Election Day 2012 frenzy winding down, The Washington Post, USA Today and other news outlets shared their strategies for mapping the results.
There is no better immersion into American political coverage than reporting from a swing state during a presidential election.
Politicians often lament that the press only reports the negative news about them. When it comes to the current U.S. presidential election, it turns out they are right, a Pew study says.
As the 2012 U.S. presidential election approaches, reporters will use public opinion polls to test the pulse of voters. Here are four common mistakes to avoid.
The new Google Politics & Elections site helps journalists find trends and transform information into maps or timelines as they cover the U.S. 2012 presidential elections.
Covering countries in political turmoil has opened the door to innovation: activists and citizen journalists are using maps, HTML5 and video to report the events of the Arab revolutions instead of relying only on text.
In Russia, a country with Europe's highest Internet penetration, social media are offering an alternative form of election coverage.
With the U.S. 2012 presidential campaign gaining momentum, IJNet is offering readers the chance to follow candidates with an iPhone app that fact-checks their statements.
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