Twelve Tips for Getting Started With Data Journalism

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Nils Mulvad, co-founder and board member of GIJN, ‏and Helena Bengtsson, editor for the Data Projects Team at the Guardian, share twelve tips on how to use data for stories. These were presented at the 2015 Netzwerk Recherche Conference in Hamburg. Continue Reading →

New Members: GIJN Adds Eight Nonprofits from Five Countries

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We're proud to announce that eight organizations have joined the Global Investigative Journalism Network. This brings GIJN's membership to 118 organizations in 54 countries. Our new members include groups that support investigative reporting based in Eastern Europe (Hungary's Direkt36, Montenegro's Center for Investigative Journalism, and Ukraine's Slidstvo and Svidomo), the United States (Internews, ProPublica, and Public Herald), and Italy (DataNinja). Continue Reading →

Making the Nonprofit Media Model Work Around the World

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Krautreporter proved it: donation-financed journalism is possible. Not only in the United States, but also in Germany – and possibly everywhere. It started a campaign for its own online magazine for in-depth journalism with experienced writers. Within one month it raised around 1 million Euros (about US$1.1 million). But 19% of this money was gone the moment it was raised. Devoured by sales tax. Continue Reading →