In his two decades as a journalist in Kenya, Wallace Kantai has reported top business news for all of Kenya’s leading newspapers, and interviewed some of the world's most high-profile business leaders and policymakers.
Aspiring business reporters might imagine he shows up for interviews armed with statistics and questions, but his advice is the opposite: show up without notes.
With traditional advertising no longer a sustainable business model, news outlets worldwide are experimenting with alternatives, from holding events to putting up paywalls. Now, a new model is on the rise: data as revenue.
In the U.S., ProPublica recently opened a data store, charging a one-time fee for cleaned-up data sets.
Twenty journalists from across the continent have been shortlisted in the Health theme of the $1 million African Story Challenge Program.
Nairobi, Kenya, December 11, 2013 - Twenty journalists have been shortlisted as finalists in the $1 million African Story Challenge, a program of reporting grants to encourage innovative, multi-media storytelling that aims to improve the health and prosperity of Africans.
The International Center for Journalists is pleased to announce the Sputnik Kilambi Award for Social Justice Reporting. The award is established in honor of Sputnik Kilambi, a journalist and media trainer with a passionate commitment to reporting on local and global issues of development and social justice. She passed away on July 8, 2013.
ICFJ, together with the African Media Initiative and the World Bank, is bringing journalists and technologists together across Africa to improve flows of information through data journalism bootcamps like this one in Nairobi.