Migration Reporting: Recent Investigative Journalism

Full Migration Guide here. Below is small sampling of stories related to migration. Besides doing stories documenting migrants’ harrowing journeys, journalists have found many other significant angles. A good source of inspiration is the work of The New Humanitarian, which has a newsletter and curates a collection of stories. Europe spends billions stopping migration.

This Week’s Top 10 in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from December 4 to 10 has @Reuters documenting the deplorable living conditions at refugee camps in Bangladesh, Financial Times’ @theboysmithy transforming bad charts into useful ones and the impressive work of the 2017 @infobeautyaward winners.

UN Report: “The Assault on Reporting”

On Wednesday, the UN and press freedom groups worldwide will mark International Day to End Impunity, commemorated since 2014 to highlight the glaring number of unresolved journalists’ murders and the lack of punishment for their perpetrators. As part of a series to mark the occasion, GIJN is pleased to excerpt “The Assault on Reporting” from a new report by David Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression.