Data Journalism Top 10: COVID TikTok, Fact-Checking Coronavirus, Trump Narcissism, Pandemic Economy

The popularity of TikTok has surged during the pandemic, and one particular “data investigation” clip has gone viral. Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from April 20 to 26 found TikTok user Rebecca fact-checking a woman’s claim about the COVID-19 quarantine and her grey hair roots, the Coronavirus Fact-Checking Alliance visualizing the thousands of fact checks they have produced during the pandemic, The New York Times analyzing United States President Donald Trump’s messages about the country’s coronavirus response, and FiveThirtyEight examining how concerned Americans are about the coronavirus compared to the economy.

Six techniques pour vérifier l’authenticité d’un document

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Il est tout à fait possible de démontrer qu’une image a été manipulée, à condition de connaître les bons outils. GIJN a élaboré un guide méthodologique pour vous expliquer étape par étape comment vérifier la véracité d’une information dans six cas de figure différents :

1. Manipulation d’images – Facile à repérer, en utilisant des outils comme la recherche d’image inversée sur Google. 2. Astuces vidéo – De l’importance d’examiner attentivement la vidéo et de rechercher l’originale.

Making Investigative Journalism Sustainable: Govindraj Ethiraj

As part of GIJN’s new series, Making Investigative Journalism Sustainable: Best Business Practices, we are featuring a set of key tips from 10 leading journalists and experts from around the world who are either working to build viable organizations around investigative journalism or work as experts to support these enterprises. Here is Govindraj Ethiraj, Founder, IndiaSpend and factchecker.in (India)

See videos from all 10 experts here. Also, check GIJN’s Resource Center sections on sustainability and fundraising to find useful tips and tools, and case studies on all the issues and more covered here. GIJN will continue to expand its work in this area and we welcome suggestions, feedback, and support. Please contact us at hello@gijn.org.

Most Popular Resources on GIJN in 2019

GIJN’s ever-growing Resource Center added many new or substantially revamped guides this year, including packages on climate change, land ownership, women journalists, data journalism, tracking planes, and working with whistleblowers.