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ICFJ KNIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

ONA17 Tools and Projects


ICFJ Knight Fellows create a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide to help deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process. Through that work, they launch web and mobile tools that transform journalism in their regions and spark new opportunities globally.

Meet ICFJ Knight Fellows Omar Mohammed, Nasr ul Hadi, Shaheryar Popalzai, Janine Warner and Jacopo Ottaviani at the conference! Speaking schedule: http://bit.ly/ICFJKnightONA17.

We've curated a list of ICFJ Knight tools that we think would offer great possibilities for journalists and technologists at ONA 2017. If you adopt any of these tools, or lead any new projects inspired by them, tweet at us via @ICFJKnight.


ICFJ KNIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

Data Journalism Tools and Projects


ICFJ Knight Fellows are building up data journalism in newsrooms around the world. They're doing everything from helping journalists to break major data-driven stories to launching media outlets' first data teams to making data easier to acccess and visualize. Below is a list of the top data journalism tools and resources that they've helped to develop.

ICFJ Knight Fellowships

Investigative Reporting Tools and Projects

Through investigative reporting networks, cross-border reporting projects and story contests, ICFJ Knight Fellows help journalists to use data, multimedia storytelling and other new methods for in-depth reports that serve the public interest.


ICFJ KNIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

Multimedia Storytelling

TOOLS, GUIDES AND PROJECTS FOR DIGITAL NEWSROOMS

From South Asia to Africa to Latin America, ICFJ Knight Fellows help introduce the latest digital, in-depth journalism techniques and technologies to their media partners. They do this throuh the creation of new tools, guides, reusable storytelling formats and other resources.

ICFJ KNIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

Digital Training Tools and Resources


ICFJ Knight Fellows are at the forefront of the digtial revolution, helping journalists around the world to advance their use of the latest online skills and technologies. Below are a list of resources that they've developed to help instill a culture of innovation in their media partners.


ICFJ KNIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

Special Opportunities for U.S. Newsrooms

COLLABORATE WITH OUR TEAM ON NEW TOOLS AND PROJECTS


Is your newsroom looking for fresh ideas and tools for journalism? Our Knight Fellowships program can help - at no cost!

Our ICFJ Knight Fellows are journalists and technologists who instill a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide. Their goal is to seed new ideas and services that deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process. This short video offers a look at how we’ve used data journalism to transform newsrooms around the world.

We’re looking for opportunities to introduce ICFJ Knight Fellow innovations to U.S. newsrooms. Reach out to Ben Colmery (bcolmery@icfj.org) and Sara Olstad (solstad@icfj.org) on the ICFJ Knight Fellowships team for more info.



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ICFJ Knight Fellowships

Tools and Projects


The ICFJ Knight Fellowships, the International Center for Journalists' flagship program, create a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide to deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process. Through that work, they launch web and mobile tools that transform journalism in their regions and spark new opportunities globally.

We've curated a list of ICFJ Knight tools that we think would offer great possibilities for journalists and technologists around the globe. If you adopt any of these tools, or lead any new projects inspired by them, tweet at us via @ICFJKnight. Our Fellows and the ICFJ Knight team are available to help you get started.

Use the filter option below to quickly find the resources most useful to your newsroom.



Resource

360° video template

Template for publishing 360° photo and video stories.

Tool

afriLEAKS

Connects whistleblowers with investigative journalists in Africa.

Network

ANCIR

Network of African investigative newsrooms.

Tool

Aleph

Tool for indexing and searching big data.

Training

Digital Fridays

Training curriculum for weekly newsroom learning.

Training

Digital Security Kit for Journalists and Bloggers

List of digital security tools for journalists.

Tool

Dodgy Doctors

Check if your doctor is properly registered with medical authorities.

Tool

Grano

Tool for mapping networks of political and economic influence.

Guide

Guide to 360° video for newsrooms

How to get started with 360° video.

Tool

Hackdash

Platform to track hackathon ideas and participants.

Tool

HURUmap

Provides easy access to health, census and demographics data.

Resource

Inflection Point

Study of Latin American digital media entrepreneurs.

Tool

Initiation Watch

Tool to help parents identify registered tribal surgeons.

Tool

Investigative Dashboard

Platform for investigative reporting research and collaboration.

Tool

Izwi Lami ("My Voice")

Free and anonymous SMS service for rape survivors.

WordPress theme

JEO Journalism Mapping

WordPress theme for data-heavy digital maps and geotagged content.

Tool

Living Wage

Users calculate if they are paying a fair wage to workers.

Tool

NarcoData

Data and visualizations showing the evolution of drug cartels in Mexico.

Model

PesaCheck

Fact-checking news service in Kenya and Tanzania.

App

Push

Template for building afforable mobile news apps.

Tool

Salama

Security risk assessment app for journalists and bloggers.

Resource

SembraMedia Directory

Database of digital media sites in the Spanish-speaking world.


Training

SembraMedia School

Latin America’s first online school for digital media entrepreneurs.


Workflow

SPADE Newsroom Design

Newsroom workflow that fosters collaboration and efficiency.

Guide

The Swiss Army Knife for Journalists

Case study on Latin American data-driven journalism projects.

Tool

Tax Clock

Helps citizens understand how governments spend their tax dollars.

Tool

toQuiz

Gameify news with this mobile-friendly quiz tool.


Tool

toTimeline

Mobile-friendly tool for building interactive timelines.


Tool

toSocial

Create branded image cards for social media.


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toDotmat

Showcase breakdowns, while maintaining individuality of events.



The ICFJ Knight Fellowships are funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Fellows build on past successes in the Knight program, which has a strong record of achieving impact. They work in countries where there is a good opportunity to create the news media of the future. The Fellowships receive additional support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google News Lab.