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10 Investigative Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

August 29, 2018
GIJN

Investigations, the saying goes, are just regular stories with a lot more labor put in. Investigative reporters spend inordinate amounts of time sifting through documents, verifying sources and analyzing data — and that’s if they can even get the data. As an investigative reporter with way too many stories I want t | Read more|

Document of the Day: YouTube Video SEO Tips

August 25, 2018
GIJN

If your investigative documentary or journalism video is hosted on YouTube, you might want to check out this useful graphic on YouTube SEO statistics created by tech enthusiast Saksham Kumar. His analysis of YouTube’s ranking factors could help you optimize your videos to increase views and subscribers and get your i | Read more|

Political Cartoonist Zunar to Keynote IJAsia18 in Seoul

August 22, 2018
GIJN

Famed Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar will keynote the 3rd Asian Investigative Journalism Conference this October 6 in Seoul, South Korea. A cartoonist since 1973, Zunar (Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque) has attracted international attention for his sharp satirical humor and coverage of corruption and abuse of power. | Read more|

Six Fake News Techniques and Simple Tools to Vet Them

August 20, 2018
GIJN

There are different ways that fake news sites fake us out. In GIJN’s latest tutorial, Olga Yurkova, co-founder of Ukrainian fact-checking project StopFake, runs through six main techniques used and offers some simple tools to verify what is true — and what isn’t. | Read more|

Lynchings: Ministry panel considers changes in law, a relief fund

August 20, 2018
The Indian Express

The draft report will be submitted to a committee headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, that had been set up by the Home Ministry on July 23 to “deliberate” and “make recommendations” for separate penal provisions on incidents of mob violence. | Read more|