Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

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What's the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting about? Top Ten links for March 13-20 feature investigating water aid from El Confidencial, IndiaSpend's manipulating data in India's most populous state, explaining the Middle East in 40 maps from Vox; & Poynter's interactive storytelling lessons. Continue Reading →

Investigative Events in Four Nations Showcase Muckrakers on the Move


(Tonsberg, Norway) From an international film festival in London to bustling conferences in Scandinavia and Latin America, investigative journalists turned out by the hundreds over the weekend in search of training and inspiration. The events, sponsored by GIJN member organizations in four countries, are part of an increasingly crowded calendar sparked by the growing global practice of investigative journalism. Continue Reading →

Lies & Statistics: Fudging Data in India’s Most Populous State

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Statistics collected by state governments across India can be and are easily fudged. GIJN Member IndiaSpend--India's first data-driven journalism initiative--analyzes reported data on disease outbreaks, crime, and traffic accidents in the country's most populous state and compares it to better governed and richer neighbors. What unfolds is a story of lies and statistics. Continue Reading →