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Section: Global Investigative Journalism Network (USA)

      GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Trump Country, Conga Lines and the Nerds in the Corner
      May17

      GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Trump Country, Conga Lines and the Nerds in the Corner

      What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from May 7 to 13 finds @adamrpearce brilliantly illustrating the problem and causes of backed up trains along the New York subway, @Textyorgua_Eng highlights the destruction of Ukraine’s landscape due to illegal amber mining, and @duc_qn...

      The Making of Killing Pavel — Documentary Production Tips
      May08

      The Making of Killing Pavel — Documentary Production Tips

      Русский In early April, the gripping documentary Killing Pavel — which followed the investigation into the murder of the reporter Pavel Sheremet — received the Oscar of investigative journalism, the IRE Medal, the highest honor Investigative Reporters and Editors can bestow for investigative reporting. It’s the first time Ukrainian...

      Как снимался фильм «Убийство Павла»: советы по созданию видео-расследований
      May07

      Как снимался фильм «Убийство Павла»: советы по созданию видео-расследований

      English В начале апреля захватывающий документальный фильм “Убийство Павла», в котором журналисты проводят расследование убийства своего коллеги Павла Шеремета, получил “Оскар» расследовательской журналистики – медаль IRE – высшую награду международной организации Investigative Reporters and Editors (Журналисты и...

      World Press Freedom Day — “No Democracy without Investigative Journalism”
      May03

      World Press Freedom Day — “No Democracy without Investigative Journalism”

      At a time when the news media is under unprecedented attack, and the need for watchdog reporting has never been greater, we hope you will join GIJN today in marking World Press Freedom Day (#WorldPressFreedomDay). This is the 25th celebration of WPFD, but despite the years of meetings and proclamations by its sponsors UNESCO and others,...

      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...

      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...

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