INN Joins 350 US Papers in Call for End to Trump Harassment of Press

Join journalists across the US who are asking the public to stand up for their rights to free speech and an open government. While the effort started as a campaign by the Boston Globe to ask the President of the United States to stop attacking the news media, Donald Trump’s attacks on the press aren’t ultimately about the press. It’s about the people.

Faking Climate Change Data & Visualizing for the Color Blind, in Sci-Fi Movies & in W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black America

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Aug 6 to 12 finds @sciam profiling a new color scale for the color blind, @EDudinskij’s fun dissertation on dataviz in science fiction movies, @morgenpost using satellite imagery to show the consequences of droughts, and @gregladen and Grant Foster calling bull on a climate change denier’s flawed graphs.

Investigating the Supply Chain: Latest Addition to GIJN’s Resource Center

Exposing the connections between the products we buy and the circumstances of their creation has proved to be fertile ground for investigative journalism. In seeking to understand the origins of our food, raw materials and manufactured goods, reporters have uncovered slavery, environmental crimes, corruption and human rights abuses. In this new GIJN resource page, we identify the investigative tools used for tracking the “supply chains” that link fields, oceans, mines and factories with the end products we buy.

GIJN Launches Portuguese Social Media Channels

We’re delighted to announce that GIJN has launched a new initiative: GIJN em Português, in partnership with our member the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji).