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.

9 Types of Visual Storytelling on Mobile

In September 2017, the lead producer for the BBC Internet Research & Future Services, Tristan Ferne, identified 12 different story formats used in digital news. With new formats constantly emerging, Emma-Leena Ovaskainen, a visual journalist for Finland’s biggest daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, has modified the list and made her own additions.

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।

How Satellite Imagery Became an Indispensable — and Easily Accessible — Tool for Journalists

Satellite imagery has become an indispensable tool in journalism, whether it’s for fact-finding or gauging the impact of a particular situation, reporting on climate events or understanding more about conflict zones, Geospatial tech wiz Anusuya Datta breaks down how satellite imagery has become an indispensable tool, sharing resources and providing guidelines for beginners.

How to Identify Bots, Trolls and Botnets

Over the past two years, words like “bots,” “botnets” and “trolls” have entered mainstream conversations about social networks and their impact on democracies. Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab laid out some of the working definitions and their methodologies to help identify, expose and explain disinformation online.