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Database Resource

Updated Resource on Military and Conflict

This database is maintained by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and is one of many resources available at our Resource Center. Scroll cursor left and right to see entire table.

Reporting Tools & Tips

Investigating Toxic Military Bases and Their Links to Cancer

Rare cancers among military veterans are increasingly linked to earlier chemical dumping and burn pits at old bases. In this piece, three Associated Press reporters share tips on exposing these links, based on their year-long investigation into a former US military base.

Data Journalism

Data Journalism Top 10: Where Raindrops Go, Spiral Chart Debate, Prenatal Tests, Death Threat Dataviz

We have rolled into the third calendar year of the pandemic, but the debate about how journalists present data on the coronavirus continues to rage. Just six days into 2022, a spiral chart divided the data journalism community into two camps. Our weekly NodeXL analysis and curation of the most popular data journalism stories on Twitter also features an investigation into the prenatal testing industry, a visualization of death threats received by election staff, and an interactive map of Russian military bases near the Ukraine border.

News & Analysis

GIJN Joins Calls for End to Harassment of Premium Times by Nigerian Military

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is calling on Nigerian authorities to immediately drop all charges against the publisher and a reporter for the investigative news site Premium Times. In a letter sent to Nigerian officials today, GIJN Executive Director David E. Kaplan called the charges “an attempt to intimidate Premium Times from independent inquiry.”