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How Tos for Investigative Journalists, Part 1: From Plane Spotting to PDF Extraction


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What tools do you need to master as you head into your next investigation? We’ve rounded up some of GIJN’s most popular how tos from our story archives — as well as select items from our growing Resource Center — to offer up solid tutorials on a range of tools that could help you in your investigations, whether you need to track planes, extract data from PDFs, or build a GIF using satellite image imagery.

See part 2 of GIJN’s how tos on reporting and storytelling techniques, from podcasts to data teams.

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