Mobile-First and Local Language: Innovative INK Spreads Investigative Journalism in Botswana

Two investigative editors took huge pay cuts to launch Botswana’s first nonprofit newsroom. A year later, they took another, temporary cut just to pay for a single satellite image that proved that the country’s president had abused state funds to build a private lodge. Here’s Rowan Philp on the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism for GIJN’s member series.

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Tarantino’s Swearing, TheyDrawIt Tool, Climate Crisis

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from August 5 to 11 finds Spiegel Online analyzing the typical features in Quentin Tarantino’s films, MU Collective releasing an interactive “TheyDrawIt” tool to engage and educate readers, and the conversation on the climate crisis heating up — with 101 East Al Jazeera looking into Cambodia’s deforestation, Neue Zürcher Zeitung analyzing Switzerland’s forest fires, and the Financial Times digging into the impact of jet streams on the climate.