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Investigative Reporting in 2015: GIJN’s Top 12 Stories

As 2015 nears an end, we’d like to share our top 12 stories of the year — the stories that you, our dear readers, found most compelling. The list ranges from free data tools and crowdfunding to the secrets of the Wayback Machine. Please join us in taking a look at The Best of GIJN.org this year.

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for Nov. 9-16: James Bond’s Brands (@BIQdata); 50 years of #ddj (@gijn); Google News Lab Fellowship UK (@googlenewslab); the Journalist-Engineer (@matthew_daniels); Sparklines (@EdwardTufte); and data literacy (@KirkDBorne).

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for September 10-17: refugee origins (berlinermorgenpost); #ddj podcast (partiallyd); football players birthplaces (BR_data); EU iPhones & tax money (zeitonline); and data viz guru’s sculpture park (EdwardTufte).

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for August 16 to 27: a dating site’s sad truth (@gizmodo); cops & crime perception (@correctiv); using maps in data viz (@paulbradshaw); end of the Amazon (@InfoAmazonia); and more.

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for August 10 to 23: Africa ddj Initiative (@justinarenstein); mapping UK/Ireland pubs (@CityMetric); Amazon’s end (@InfoAmazonia); L.A. trash (@latimes); NSA patents (@alice_corona); Hacktivist toolbox (@POLITICOEurope).

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for July 23 to 30: mapping money and doctors in Germany (@ZEITONLINE); maps at the Berliner Morgenpost (@moklick); #ddj for francophone African journalists (@Afronline); carsharing in Berlin (@tagesspiegel); and more.

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the top ten links for July 16 to 23: 2490 D3 Visualizations (@d3visualization); corrupt techniques on evidence presentation (@edwardtufte); examples of fiscal data visualization (@OKFN); Australia’s mining footprint (@ICIJorg); and more.

Case Studies

How China’s Top Investigative Newsroom Digs for Data

China’s leading investigative news company, Caixin.com, is pushing the boundaries of data journalism in that country. In this exclusive look, Caixin Data Editor Huang Chen writes on how its journalists are using data in one of the toughest countries in the world to report on. Caixin’s challenges will sound strikingly familiar to Western data journalists: messy formats, unreliable data, and problems with access. Despite this, the team at Caixin is pushing forward in ways that should bring a cheer from its colleagues around the world.

Data Journalism

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are the Top Ten links for June 26- July 2: Lobbyists in Brussels (@POLITICOEurope); +200 data visualizations on fiscal data (@OKFN); European population growth (@morgenpost); election costs in Mexico (@Univ_Data); and more.