(This blog post on ecolab describes the Internews Earth Journalism Network's mapping project in the Amazon.)
The geojournalism plataform InfoAmazonia is completing one year of life today. It was launched last year on June 17 in Brazil, during the Rio+20 negotiations. At that occasion we had a wonderful opportunity to get together with journalists, developers and other professionals involved with the environmental issue and discuss the best ways of telling the story behind data. Read more »
Hundreds of guests will attend a one-night-only photojournalism exhibit in Washington, D.C. this week that offers a rare glimpse into an area of Pakistan little known for its media vibrancy.
The exhibit, "Pakistan Through Our Eyes," showcases the work of 17 young local photographers from the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), a rural and geographically isolated region hemmed in by mountains in the northern part of the country. The tribal region is home to some three million people, yet is rarely traveled by international or Pakistani visitors. Read more »
The Data Dredger is the only African finalist in the awards, which recognise outstanding work in the field of data journalism, and will face off against 73 other candidates from 19 countries ranging from major media groups, regional newspapers and research groups. Read more »