Tag: Global Investigative Journalism Network

Inside a Pioneering Italian Data Journalism Collaboration

Editor’s Note: Confiscati Bene, released in mid-December in Europe, is a pioneering data journalism collaboration that digs into the $4 billion of goods in the EU confiscated from criminals by European authorities. An international team of journalists and their allies

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Fifty Years of Journalism and Data: A Brief History

It started with trying to predict the outcome of a US presidential election. More than six decades later, computer-assisted reporting is at the core of investigative reporting globally. Many practitioners date the beginning of computer-assisted reporting and data journalism to

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On the Ethics of Web Scraping and Data Journalism

Photo by Caresse Ley. Web scraping is a way to extract information presented on websites. As I explained it in the first instalment of this article, web scraping is used by many companies. It’s also a great tool for reporters

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