Detective.io helps investigative journalists discover connections

byIJNet
Dec 6, 2013 in Specialized Topics

A new platform that exposes relationships useful for investigative stories, media consumption in the digital age and how NPR crowdfunded an investigative report in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

Detective.io launches as a platform for data investigations

The open-source project from data journalism collective Journalism++ lets users upload data and then search relationships (Journalism.co.uk, 11/29)

So what is the future of digital media?

On November 18, The Bold Italic, General Assembly, and Getty Images co-hosted Tech Panel: Digital Media, a discussion about the future of journalism, reporting, and media consumption in the digital age. (The Bold Italic, 12/5)

Special series: Crowdfunding the media

The premise of a recent investigative report from the NPR Planet Money team is pretty old school actually — track a product from beginning to end. But, how Planet Money funded the project, and how it built up traction for it, is what’s so innovative. (PBS MediaShift, 12/4)

CIMA offers the Mash Up free via email. Sign up here.

Image CC-licensed on Flickr via Todd Chandler.