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Editor’s Pick: Top 10 Data Journalism Projects from 2023

Featuring stories on climate change, pollution, algorithms, war and conflict, the Turkey-Syria earthquake, and a deadly migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean.

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2022’s Best Investigative Stories from Bangladesh

Although watchdog reporting in Bangladesh faces a series of challenges, all of which make investigative journalism in the country increasingly difficult, reporters in 2022 continued to produce serious exposés on critical issues as corruption, environmental crime, and systemic injustice.

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Editor’s Pick: 2021’s Best Investigative Stories from Bangladesh

Over the last 12 months investigative journalists in Bangladesh uncovered cases of corruption, abuse of power, money laundering, and institutional negligence. The biggest topic last year, as in previous years, was corruption. But in picking the top stories of 2021, we also considered significance and novelty, the diversity of issues covered, impact, and a focus on the vulnerable and marginalized sectors of society as much as the depth and techniques used in any investigation.

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DIG Festival Honors Investigative Films That Exposed Scandals

A jury of 10 veteran journalists assembled by GIJN member DIG (Documentari Inchieste Giornalismi, Italian for Documentaries, Investigation, and Journalism) announced winners in seven categories this week. From betrayals by Western oil companies in Africa to hidden radiation poisoning and collusion between criminals and government spooks, the winning teams tackled tough topics with dogged patience and innovative approaches.

Editor’s Pick: 2020’s Best Investigative Stories from Bangladesh

In this year’s GIJN’s Editor’s Pick series, Bangla editor Miraj Chowdhury writes that, despite many free speech and coronavirus-related challenges, there are numerous examples of important journalistic investigations taking place in the region. Here are some of the stories that mattered the most in 2020 for the 215 million Bangla speakers around the world.

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Journalist Deaths from COVID-19 Rise Seven-Fold; Nearly 500 Dead Worldwide

At least 462 journalists have died from COVID-19, from 56 countries — with Latin American countries accounting for more than half this grim tally and a recent surge striking India and Bangladesh. One NGO tracking these deaths told GIJN that most journalists who died in the pandemic since October 1 were under the age of 60.