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Six newsletters to catch up the latest trends in journalism

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Journalism is changing so fast that it might be overwhelming to follow the latest updates and trends. Newsletters from experts and specialised websites are a handy (and easy) way to keep up to date. Here are six terrific newsletters to simplify your life. 1. Niemand Lab The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard publishes the …

On International Women’s Day here are 10 data journalism projects about women’s issues

Women represent 49.5% of the world’s population, but they do not have a corresponding public, political and social influence. In recent years, more and more women have raised their voices, making society aware of their challenges — data journalists included. To commemorate International Women’s Day, I have compiled a list of data journalism projects that explain and denounce …

How to: use maps effectively to explain stories

Image of the project BIG TIME BCN by 300.000 Km/s about Barcelona’s Heritage Catalogue.

Everybody loves maps, which makes them an attractive tool for journalists. Geography professors Sébastien Caquard and William Cartwright have analysed the relationship between maps and narratives, and they agree that maps are an extraordinary tool to explain stories. “The potential of maps to both decipher and tell stories is virtually unlimited. Maps can contribute to leaving cartographic …