Tag: investigative reporting

Elvis: tracking tax money and revealing corruption

Elvis image by Matej Chudada

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.

The importance of Data Journalism Without Borders

Three experts in data-driven news talk about the importance of cross border collaborations ahead of GEN’s Data Journalism Unconference: “”International collaborations, particularly in investigative reporting, represent a way to handle large data dumps at a time when resources are scarce.”

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

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 ProPublica. An interview about Propublica’s success and its roots.