Most Popular Stories on GIJN This Year

It’s been an exciting year of great content and record traffic on GIJN. What follows is a curated list we’ve put together of the top pieces published on gijn.org in 2018 — from the deep web and deep fakes to design thinking and dataviz. See you next year!

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: School Shootings, Trains vs Planes, Ukraine-Russia Trade, UK Airport Crimes

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Aug 27 to Sept 2 finds @nytclimate personalizing climate change, @npr fact-checking the US Education Department’s school shooting data, @dwnews calculating the cost of travel to the environment, and @junkcharts dissecting the strengths of Thailand cave rescue data visualizations.

Six Fake News Techniques and Simple Tools to Vet Them

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Exposing fake or manipulated images is quite possible with the proper tools and techniques. In this GIJN tutorial, six fraud scenarios are explored, along with step-by-step instructions on vetting their accuracy or inaccuracy:

1. Photo manipulation — Easy to check, using  tools such as Google Reverse Search.. 2. Video tricks — Close examination of the video and finding the original video are among the lessons here.