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Data Journalism News & Analysis

Data Journalism Top 10: Black Sea Blockade, Yemen Airstrikes, Hong Kong Shoebox Housing, Space Garbage

This week, GIJN’s roundup of the best in data journalism features an analysis of the impact of Russia’s Black Sea blockade on the global food chain, a deep dive into the US military’s role in aiding Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen, and a look at how different forms of inequality affect the lives of residents in Brussels, Belgium.

News & Analysis

CORRECTIV, Germany’s First Nonprofit Newsroom, Leads With Innovative Journalism

CORRECTIV boasts a €4 million annual budget, a staff of 60, and has become one of the world’s largest nonprofit centers for investigative journalism. As founder David Schraven had hoped, the outlet has delivered blockbuster investigations and trained aspiring journalists, as well as staged plays and exhibitions inspired by current affairs that serve to bridge the gap between art and news.

Case Studies News & Analysis

Editor’s Pick: 2021’s Best Investigative Stories in German

Despite myriad challenges, 2021 saw a number of remarkable investigations by German-language media. They uncovered scandals linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, investigations linked to big money and tax fraud, while others touched on morals and ethics. Other stories that made our list dug into the EU, working conditions at top restaurants, migration, and terrorism.

Data Journalism

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Earth’s Resources, “Good Data,” Who Owns Berlin

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from February 11 to 18 finds learning opportunities from @utknightcenter and @WorldResources, while @Tagesspiegel and @correctiv_org ask who owns Berlin’s housing and @LacePadilla examines what makes a good visualization.

Research

Bridging the Gap: Rebuilding Citizen Trust in the Media

Journalists in many countries are experimenting with how to build trust and engage with audiences. Now, a new study, Bridging the Gap: Rebuilding Citizen Trust in the Media, profiles organizations working to build bridges with readers, viewers and listeners and deliver relevant news to local audiences. The study surveys 17 organizations from Argentina to Zimbabwe.

Reporting Tools & Tips

Investigative News Startups Talk Membership Models

What member participation activities are most useful to investigative news sites and most rewarding to members? The Membership Puzzle Project asked investigative news startups in Europe what they’ve been trying out.

News & Analysis

GIJN Members in the News

It’s been a busy first quarter of 2017 for GIJN members — from picking up Pulitzer Prizes to launching crowdfunding campaigns. There have also been new projects and new collaborations forged. Here are some noteworthy splashes made by GIJN members around the world.