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Section: Global Investigative Journalism Network (USA)

    Historian: Why Reporters Are Heroes of Our Time
    Apr17

    Historian: Why Reporters Are Heroes of Our Time

    I call reporters the heroes of our time. Why is that word “heroes” not an exaggeration but rather a very precise description of how important that service — reporting — is to our moment? An investigative reporter is someone who is trying to find out the way the world actually is and, in the service of trying to find those facts, a reporter is...

    How They Did It: The Real Russian Journalists Who Exposed the Troll Factory in St. Petersburg
    Mar26

    How They Did It: The Real Russian Journalists Who Exposed the Troll Factory in St. Petersburg

    Headlines from Novaya Gazeta (main picture) and RBC (РБК, inset) exposing the “troll farm” in St. Petersburg. The reason we know so much about the Russian information operations that targeted the United States from 2014 to 2017 is that some Russian journalists are very good at their jobs. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13...

    #GIJC17: Spotlight on Africa
    Dec05

    #GIJC17: Spotlight on Africa

    Check out our #GIJN17 highlights in Chinese, German, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and our spotlight on Africa. At the heart of Africa’s City of Gold — where people from around the world have been trying to dig up their own piece of regional riches since the 1800s — lies the University of the Witwatersrand, one of the continent’s most...

    Opening Up Data in Russia’s Closed System
    Oct23

    Opening Up Data in Russia’s Closed System

    Opening Up: Anastasia Valeeva (right) at a data journalism course at the American University of Central Asia. Anastasia Valeeva, a Russian-born investigative journalist who specializes in open data, has been exploring the state of data journalism in her home country. For a paper at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford...

    Q&A with New OSCE Rep on Freedom of the Media
    Sep21

    Q&A with New OSCE Rep on Freedom of the Media

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representative on Freedom of the Media plays a vital role that is valued by journalists and media freedom groups for its ability to speak out in defense of press freedom. At a time when press freedom is deteriorating in many OSCE states — including Turkey, where President Recep Tayyip...

    Q&A with New OSCE Rep on Freedom of the Media
    Sep21

    Q&A with New OSCE Rep on Freedom of the Media

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representative on Freedom of the Media plays a vital role that is valued by journalists and media freedom groups for its ability to speak out in defense of press freedom. At a time when press freedom is deteriorating in many OSCE states — including Turkey, where President Recep Tayyip...

    Investigative News Startups Talk Membership Models
    Sep21

    Investigative News Startups Talk Membership Models

    Many people don’t trust media giants. That’s what we’ve been hearing in the past two months of interviews with a wide variety of European publishers with membership models. These upstart publishers represent different newsroom and audience sizes, focus areas and geographies. Yet they’re hearing similar complaints around...

    Advanced Guide on Verifying Video Content
    Jul24

    Advanced Guide on Verifying Video Content

    Researchers and journalists often need to verify user-generated video content from social networks and file sharing platforms, such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. But there is no silver bullet that is able to verify every video, and it may be nearly impossible to verify some videos, short of acquiring the original file from the source....

    GIJN Adds Ten New Members 
    Jun29

    GIJN Adds Ten New Members 

    Gutsy online reporting sites from Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Tunisia, data journalism centers in Turkey and Ukraine, and a West African reporting network are among the 10 new members approved by the GIJN Board of Directors this week. The new groups bring GIJN’s membership to 155 organizations in 68 countries. Interested in joining?...

    A Global Guide to Initiatives Tackling “Fake News”
    May08

    A Global Guide to Initiatives Tackling “Fake News”

    Here’s a list of initiatives that hope to fix trust in journalism and tackle “fake news”. There’s a lot. I’ve tried to collect an extensive list of projects, initiatives and tools created to fix trust in journalism and false/fake news and misinformation. This also includes efforts and initiatives around verification. Where...

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