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New initiative to break down data journalism divides in Africa

Code for Africa is partnering with Google News Lab and the World Bank to launch an intensive digital skills program in 12 hub cities.


Big data for gender

A look at four big data sources that can be harnessed to fill data gaps and inform reporting on gender issues.


De-duplicate and find matches in your messy data.

Open Up Guide: Using Open Data to Combat Corruption

A must read for all watchdog journalists.

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Georgia lawmakers write ~4,800 things, mostly honors

What does the Georgia state Legislature actually do? Maggie Lee explains how she interrogated the data behind the lawmaking.


Count Love: Aggregating protest data

Protests represent one method of communication between citizens and elected officials. But aggregate data is hard to come by.

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