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 →
The Research Desk is back with another selection of web resources and reports of interest to journalists around the world. This round-up includes a Transparency Portal on UNESCO's global projects, fact sheets from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, and published reports from the U.S. Congressional Research Service and the UK's House of Commons Library.
(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 →
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 →
Los medios de comunicación no necesitan contar con un gran presupuesto para analizar datos: hoy es posible acceder a herramientas básicas gratis o económicas. A continuación encontrarán un resumen de una capacitación de cinco días en Delo, el periódico líder de Eslovenia. Continue Reading →