All posts tagged ‘investigative reporting

Elvis image by Matej Chudada

Elvis: tracking tax money and revealing corruption

(Open) Data 13/12/2017

Corruption in public spending is a problem in many countries around the world. Elvis, the data platform – not the singer, visualises European pubic spending data also known as procurement data or tender data to help journalists find fishy relationships between governments and companies.

How ProPublica produces investigative journalism that’s both high quality and sustainable

Journalism 10/02/2016

How do you transform data into a story? “The data is the starting point. You then have to do the shoe-leather reporting to find the human story in the statistics”, says Paul Steiger, founder and executive chairman of┬áProPublica. An interview about Propublica’s success and its roots.