Cómo Armando.info continúa reporteando sobre Venezuela desde el exilio

Nota del editor: La Red Global de Periodismo de Investigación está integrada por 185 organizaciones miembro en 77 países. Muchas de ellas son referente del periodismo más innovador e independiente. En esta serie, le damos un vistazo al trabajo extraordinario que realizan y a los obstáculos increíbles que enfrentan, desde las dificultades económicas hasta los ataques contra la libertad de expresión. Esta semana les presentamos el portal venezolano Armando.info. Uno de sus fundadores, Ewald Scharfenberg será uno de los ponentes en la Conferencia Global de Periodismo de Investigación, el próximo septiembre en Hamburgo.

How Armando.info’s Exiled Reporters Keep Reporting on Venezuela

Venezuelan investigative website Armando.info, which is a member of GIJN, is going through difficult times. Its core team has been working in exile for more than a year, and their staff continue to receive serious threats — not only against their reporters working in Venezuela, but also against those who have found refuge in neighboring Colombia.

This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from October 16 to 22 has @Sage_News analyzing data journalism practices over the past four years, data expert @albertocairo weighing in on uncertainty in interpreting graphics, @tristanf listing 12 new digital story formats for news and @R_Graph_Gallery’s inspiring Python Graph Gallery.

Mapping the Powerful: Poderopedia Takes Know-How Across Borders

In December 2012, Poderopedia was launched in Chile to map who is who in business and politics in the country, with the goals of promoting transparency and accountability, and revealing potential conflicts of interest among the most influential political, civic and business leaders, as well as companies and institutions. The platform is now a wealth of information about the powerful in Chile. At this writing, it contains info on 3,107 individuals, 1,398 companies and 812 institutions.