What We’re Reading: Greenwald Out of The Intercept, Collaborating on Pandemic Data, and Bellingcat’s Updated Toolkit

For this week’s Friday 5, where GIJN rounds up interesting journalism news in English from around the world, we read about Glenn Greenwald’s resignation from The Intercept, a data journalism collaboration on COVID-19 data which reaches across eight newsrooms, and Bellingcat’s already excellent, and now updated, Online Investigation Toolkit.

C чего начать расследование COVID-19: советы экспертов

История о коронавирусе – вероятно, самая главная история 2020 года, и будет ею ещё много лет. На что обратить внимание, рассказывая о здравоохранении или науке, об обществе, политике и экономике в эпоху пандемии – советуют всемирно известные журналисты.

What We’re Reading: WhatsApp Engagement, Media Survival, and Russian Disinformation

This week’s Friday 5, where we round up our favorite reads from around the online world in English, includes a Bellingcat post on what to look out for when reporting on Russian disinformation, how Documented is using WhatsApp to maximize reporting and audience reach, and the Oxford research group’s global effort to gather publicly available data on the coronavirus.

COVID-19: Expert Advice on Investigative Angles

With the extraordinary measures being taken to counter the coronavirus outbreak, the work of investigative journalists scrutinizing abuses of power and exploitation of the vulnerable has never been more vital. Amid the fast-unfolding crisis, where should investigative reporters begin? GIJN asked leading journalists in our community for their advice to investigative reporters around the world.

What We’re Reading: Tools for Investigating Coronavirus Fakes and Disinformation

This week’s Friday 5, where we round up our favorite reads from around the online world in English, includes tool from Bellingcat on investigating mis/disinformation during the pandemic, the Journalist’s Resource on what you need to know about referencing biomedical research preprints, and Oxford’s new Government Response Tracker, a project which is is collecting and aggregating publicly available data on government responses to COVID-19.

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Open Source, Artificial Intelligence, Interactive Oceans, Bar Chart Races, EU Polling

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from November 25 to December 1 finds The New York Times profiling Bellingcat and its use of OSINT techniques; the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Stanford University collaborating to employ artificial intelligence to solve a journalistic problem; and the Science Communication Lab creating a beautiful interactive scientific poster to explore the world’s oceans.