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Journalists Grapple With Complexities Of Covering Slavery

Published on January 7th, 2015 | by EJC

More people are trapped – abused or tortured might be better words – in slavery today than ever in history. And yet, even as more governments pass legislation to tackle the scourge, and charities scramble for funds to enter the anti-trafficking fray, reporting on slavery is mired in misinformation and misconception... Read More


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Can Data Visualization Make It Easier To Crowdsource Corruption Monitoring?

Published on December 19th, 2014 | by EJC

While anti-corruption advocates have long aimed to improve access to high-quality government budget data, a top-down information exchange is not enough to deter corruption. Justin DeShazor explains how a data visualisation initiative by Transparency International Uganda is helping to bridge information gaps and create productive interactions within civil society... Read More


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‘Disruptive’ Mobile Plays Well With ‘Older’ Radio

Published on December 16th, 2014 | by EJC

Many of us in developed countries find it annoying when somebody calls and hangs up before you can answer. But in developing countries, “missed calls” are becoming an extremely cost-effective cue for transmitting and obtaining information—without incurring fees for voice calls or text messages... Read More


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Humanity In The News: An Italian Case Study On How To Tell The Migrant Story

Published on December 12th, 2014 | by EJC

One of the toughest tests of ethical journalism in Europe is the tragic story of migration involving thousands of poverty-stricken men, women and children from Africa and the Middle East – many of them fugitives from war – who risk their lives to make a perilous sea crossing in search of sanctuary on the shores of Italy and Spain... Read More


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