How to Fact-Check Politics in Countries with No Press Freedom

Starting a fact-checking organization in a country with limited media freedom is difficult, but not impossible. Some, like Rouhani Meter, which fact-checks Iran’s president, may have to operate from outside the country and be creative about how they distribute their content. Daniel Funke writes about fact-checkers who have found a way to work in less-than-friendly environments.

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Pollution in China, Visualizing Punctuation and the World Cup

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from June 25 to July 1 finds @FinancialTimes’ timelapse map of pollution over China, @mcrosasb’s choice of five interesting World Cup 2018 visualizations and @Internews’ overview of its data journalism projects in developing country newsrooms.