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GIJN’s Top Reads for 2017

It’s been a record year for GIJN’s web traffic, where we’ve been publishing some great original reads — from “how they did it” to the best tips and tools on everything from mojo to mapping — as well as republishing some of the best analysis and key reports on issues crucial to investigative journalists around the world. While our grants and fellowships and our ever-growing Resource Center remain readers’ all time favorites, following is a curated list of top reads published in 2017.

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