GIJN has partnered with the Centre for Investigative Journalism, India to launch a new feature, Watchdog Reports. This daily feed on CIJ's website curates items on investigative reporting from India and around the world, including news of the latest tools, techniques, fellowships, awards and more. India’s center, founded last year, is working with leading journalism schools and media “to train a new generation of Indian investigative journalists.” Continue Reading →
A growing number of reports of self-censorship, hacked websites, and intimidation and arrest of writers in Serbia has prompted public warnings by the U.S. government, EU and OSCE. One of the country's top journalists, Branko Čečen, is firing back with a hard-hitting critique on the sorry state of the nation's media. He asks: Who’s really interested in accountability and real reporting in Serbia today?
GIJN is delighted to introduce The Research Desk, a new feature by noted librarian and consultant Gary Price. In his first piece, Price discusses The Wayback Machine, the largest archive of web pages available to the public. Learn how easy it is to use. Continue Reading →
What's the data-driven journalism (#ddj) crowd tweeting about? African Cup of Nations athletes, Berlin bus tours, ATMs that tell us how rich our cities are, and more! Continue Reading →
As Japan imposes new laws that threaten to restrict the freedom of the press, some Japanese reporters and activists are seeking new ways to conduct investigative journalism. The problem for Japan now is finding its own sustainable business models, as happened in other Asian countries such as South Korea or the Philippines, where there are now thriving investigative reporting centres. Continue Reading →