Data Journalism

Jul 202015

The Beginnings Of The Tech Revolution In Pakistan

Pakistan’s media landscape is new to the use of technology in the newsroom. One of the biggest challenges is reconciling the different cultures that collide when technology, journalism and data cross paths.

The tech community in Pakistan is vibrant but has largely been associated with commerce. Consequently the developer community has limited experience interacting with and understanding the needs of media and civic organizations.

Dow Jones Chicas Poderosas Fellowships

Women in the developing world face great challenges breaking into IT and taking on leadership roles in the field – especially in news technology and design. Chicas Poderosas is addressing this challenge by helping to bring Latina women in the Americas into the forefront of digital journalism.

Created in 2013 by visual storyteller Mariana Santos as part of her ICFJ Knight Fellowship, the Chicas Poderosas movement aims to increase the number of Latina women working directly with newsroom technology.

Mike O'Connor Scholarship for Mexican Journalists

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites Mexican journalists living in Mexico to apply for the Mike O’Connor Scholarship for Investigative Journalism. This scholarship, financed by the United States Embassy in Mexico, is dedicated to the memory of Mike O’Connor, American investigative journalist who worked tirelessly to protect Mexican journalists as part of his work for th

Beca Mike O’Connor de Periodismo de Investigación

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El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) convoca a medios y periodistas mexicanos que residan en México a postularse para la Beca Mike O’Connor de Periodismo de Investigación.

Esta beca, auspiciada por la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en México, es un homenaje a Mike O’Connor, periodista de investigación de origen estadounidense, que trabajó febrilmente para proteger a periodistas mexicanos como parte de su asignación p

Taller Regional de Técnicas de Investigación Periodística y Conferencia Regional de Periodismo de Datos

El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) en alianza con CONNECTAS y la Universidad Centroamericana “Jose Simeón Cañas” convocan a los periodistas de El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras y Panamá a participar en el taller regional sobre técnicas de investigación periodística y del encuentro de periodismo de datos que se compartirá con miembros de la Iniciativa.

El curso estará a cargo de Daniel Lizarraga, coordinador de información y de investigaciones especiales de Aristegui Noticias (México); y Carlos Eduardo Huertas, director de la Iniciativa y de la organización CONNECTAS.

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Digital technology is transforming the way we produce and consume news and information. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is leading the way in how journalism is impacting societies by empowering citizens.

May 62015

Five Steps to Get Started with Data Journalism

U.S. journalists have a trove of public data available to use in their stories. But even though reporters have the freedom to use the data, it’s not always easy to find. And once you do locate it, it’s often even harder to decipher.

Jeff South, associate professor and director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Mass Communications at Virginia Commonwealth University, spoke to 16 Latin American journalists, who are in the U.S.

Back In The Newsroom Fellowship 2015

The six 2015 Back in the Newsroom fellows at ICFJ's office.

Building on the success of the 2014 program, ICFJ will host a new round of Back in the Newsroom Fellowships in 2015. In its first year, the program placed five journalism professors from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in cutting-edge newsrooms for the summer. This gave the fellows first-hand exposure to the latest thinking on content creation and delivery – information and skills they are using to revise their curricula and teaching methods to help students get internships and jobs.

Mar 162015

ICFJ offers six-week online course for Pakistani journalists on “Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age”

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites Pakistani journalists with three to 10 years of professional journalism experience to apply for a six-week online course, “Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age,” which will be held from April 8 to May 20, 2015. The deadline to apply has been extended to April 5, 2015.

During the six-week course, participants will learn to produce multimedia content, write and blog for the web, and effectively and ethically manage online communities that attract constructive, responsible dialogue with their audiences.

Mar 112015

The Dos and Don'ts of Providing Interactive Content

No one could get to all of the more than 200 sessions at the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting conference (NICAR 2015) in Atlanta last week – not even with one of Hermione Granger’s time-turners.