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2016 ARIJ Prize Winners Showcase Courageous Work under Pressure

Five Arab journalists who exposed torture and injustice in their societies won the 2016 ARIJ Prizes at the end of the 9th Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) forum during a gala dinner on Dec 3. The awardees shone a spotlight on important stories and tackled them with courage and dedication, taking care to highlight the depth of human feelings in their stories.

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

What are the hot data journalism tweets? Here are top links for Nov. 21-27: Korea president scandal (@ReutersGraphics); post-truth questions (@nicolaskb); UK beneficial ownership (@Global_Witness); exhaust data (@paulxmccarthy); dataviz catalog (@SR_Visual_Info); Turkish schools (@dagmedya) & more.

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

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are top links for Nov. 14-20: #USElection2016 (@visualisingdata, @simplystats); mapping Turkish women murders (@FemicideMap); polarized America (@LazaroGamio); visual vocabulary (@martinstabe); drug overdose deaths (@nytgraphics); & more.

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Europe’s Investigative Journalists Get Boost from Google DNI Fund

Last week, Google announced funding for 124 European media projects in the second round of its Digital News Initiative (DNI) Innovation Fund. Among the awardees are seven members of the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN): Correct!v, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), the RISE Project, the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism, Direkt36, and Atlaszlo.hu.

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

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are top links for Nov 7-13: guide to be a data journalist (@willems_karlijn); infobeautyaward winners (@ddjournalism); bulletproofing data course (@ejcnet); data pitfalls (@journalismnews); EU & US economic data (@github); & more.

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What a Trump Presidency Means for the Media: A Reading List

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election has given rise to questions about credibility of traditional media outlets, the role of the media in shaping public opinion, and a changing media landscape. Even the future existence of free media as it is known today is a cause of concern for many in the media community if Trump’s attacks against the press during his election campaign are taken into account. GFMD has complied a selection of articles encompassing these wide-ranging issues.