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Sensors boost environmental journalism and citizen engagement in five African countries

Code for Africa is using sensors to collect and track recent — perhaps to-the-minute — local data for journalists, citizens and organizations.

Irene Wangui | September 10, 2018

What's new at Media Party 2018?

Media Party takes place in Buenos Aires every year, bringing together journalists from around the world. Here are some key takeaways from this year's event.

Jacqueline Strzemp | August 28, 2018

How La Nación produced an award-winning data journalism story

This Argentine team is constantly innovating new ways to tell stories and engage their audience.

Mathias Felipe | August 02, 2018

2018 Data Journalism Award winners announced at GEN Summit

Out of a pool of 600 applicants, 13 winners were selcted and announced at this year's GEN Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Common trends included using larger data sets and engaging readers. 

Daria Sukharchuk | June 19, 2018

Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 2018

Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

How to apply to the 2018 Data Journalism Awards

Data Journalism Awards' program manager gives advice on how you or your project can succeed in this year's Data Journalism Awards. 

Marianne Bouchart, GEN | February 19, 2018

Big data is for machines: how to use small data sets for impactful stories

Founder of the Latin American data journalism portal, Datasketch, gives tips and tools for understanding the basics of data journalism. 

Juan Pablo Marín Díaz | February 14, 2018

Arab Data Journalists’ Network, a driving force for change in the region

Although data-driven storytelling has become common around the world, very few of these stories are written in Arabic. ADJN intends to change this by promoting data journalism in the region.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 31, 2018

Nigerian multimedia collaboration shows the impact of 'Shifting Sands'

Using digital tools and data journalism, journalists in Nigeria produced a multimedia project investigating sand mining and dredging that would become the most-clicked special feature to date. 

Irene Wangui | November 20, 2017

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