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Reporting Tools & Tips

How Innovative Newsrooms Are Using Artificial Intelligence

Many in the journalistic profession fear Artificial Intelligence will leave them without a job. But AI could become the savior of the trade, making it possible to better cover the increasingly complex, globalized and information-rich world we live in. Open Society Foundations’ María Teresa Ronderos writes about the ways some of the world’s newsrooms are using it now.

Data Journalism

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: El Salvador’s Corpses, Searching for Women, Merging Data

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from December 31, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019 finds experts sharing their thoughts on machine learning in journalism with @storybench, @funkeinterativ and @webk1d’s useful tool to merge datasets, @pewresearch’s overview of female under-representation in online image searches, and an analysis by @EDNNews on corpses bodies sent back to El Salvador.

Reporting Tools & Tips

10 Ways to Personalize Your News Platform

Is personalization the next revolution in the news industry? John S Knight Journalism Fellow Titus Plattner argues that at a time when more and more news outlets are shifting from an advertising-based revenue model to a subscription based model, personalization is the best way to reinforce the relation to the real client.

News & Analysis

Can We Make Algorithms More Accountable?

At the recent European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest conference, Nicholas Diakopoulos spoke about the emergence of algorithmic accountability reporting, and how it applies the core journalistic functions of watchdogging and investigative reporting to algorithms.