Global Conference: Call for Research Papers/Abstracts

The 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, scheduled for this September 26-29 in Hamburg, Germany, will feature an academic research track. Journalism professors and researchers worldwide are invited to submit research paper abstracts highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism. Abstracts are due April 8, 2019.

What the Experts Expect for Data Journalism in 2019

With the global spread of data journalism, the advent of artificial intelligence and the increasing use of big data moving alongside a rapid rise of disinformation, GIJN asked data journalism experts around the world what they anticipate for 2019. Here are their thoughts on the major trends, ideas and technologies that will affect how we do our jobs.

জাহাজ, চোরাচালান ও সরবরাহ চেইন অনুসরণ করবেন কীভাবে?

আমরা যা-ই ব্যবহার করি তার প্রায় সবকিছুই এক জায়গা থেকে অন্য জায়গায় পরিবহণ করতে হয়। এটি অনুসন্ধানী সাংবাদিকদের জন্য খুব ভালো। এর মানে, প্রায় সবকিছুকেই অনুসরণ করে তার উৎস পর্যন্ত যাওয়া সম্ভব। কিন্তু এজন্য জানতে হবে শিপিং জগতের নিজস্ব ভাষা আর ব্যবহার করতে হবে কিছু কৌশল।

Investigating the Supply Chain

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.

Document of the Day: HIV/AIDS International Surveillance Data Base

The United States Census Bureau’s HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base compiles information from various sources on HIV and AIDS incidences worldwide from 1960 to 2017. The database is designed to provide users with information that is helpful as a reference tool and a resource for policy, research and evaluation.