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Shaping the Future of Quality Journalism
Shaping the Future of Quality Journalism

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Moving forward, ICFJ will no longer post social media updates on Google+. We will mainly use the platform to host webinars via Google Hangouts, so be on the lookout for those opportunities. 

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Taken your first data journalism class and now see the many possibilities for working data into your storytelling? 

Find out how to take your new skills to the next level by getting involved with the global data journalism community!

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how: 

http://j.mp/DDJGetInvolved
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An ICFJ meetup: Knight Fellows Justin Arenstein from South Africa and Nasr ul Hadi from India put their heads together at the #MediaParty being hosted by ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman in Buenos Aires to look over spreadsheets with ICFJ's Patrick Butler.

Be sure to follow the +HacksHackers Buenos Aires Media Party on Twitter using #MediaParty and #HHBA
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Data visualization platform Cargografías—a grant recipient of HacksLabs, a project of ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman—lets users track politicians' careers, allowing voters to trace the path of candidates running for public office from their first political move to their most recent.

Find out more about the tool and how it is being used during election seasons on ICFJ.org: 

http://j.mp/Cargografias
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Citizens looking to compare candidates’ views on critical issues in the lead-up to Argentina’s national elections this October can turn to an interactive project launched with support from ICFJ Knight Mariano Blejman’s data journalism accelerator HacksLabs.

In its first 11 days of operation, the new tool, Yo Quiero Saber, reached more than 1 million visitors and 350,000 unique users.

Learn more via the ICFJ Knight Roundup: 

http://j.mp/KnightRoundup814
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Recently, more than 120 past participants in the +International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism exchange program gathered in Karachi, Pakistan to reconnect with one another and update their digital skills.

Read our recap and watch videos from the event here: 

http://j.mp/ICFJAlumniSummit
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"Not every journalist can become a coder and not every coder is a journalist," writes ICFJ Knight Fellow Catherine Gicheru.  

Knowiing this, though, "It is imperative that they learn to collaborate to make sense of the huge amount of data that is now available to the public."

Find out why the need for collaboration between journalists and coders is growing: 

http://j.mp/ICFJCollaboration
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Journalists in Africa can now apply to ICFJ's HIV Prevention Reporting Fellowship!

Research has proven that Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) reduces the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission by nearly 60 percent. Yet,  local and national efforts to scale up VMMC are relatively underreported in African media.

Apply now to shed light on this important health issue and become better equipped with the knowledge and skills to report on #VMMC and its implementation as an #HIV prevention method.

Learn more and apply for this fellowship here:

http://j.mp/ICFJ-HIV
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