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[RJF Webinar Series] Using Data in Environmental Investigations
The Rainforest Journalism Fund - Congo Basin and the Pulitzer Center continue with a series of free webinars for journalists reporting from the Greater Congo Basin. This second webinar will bring together experienced journalists to share their thoughts on the use of data in investigative journalism. They will propose, in particular, methods for obtaining open data on the Congo Basin, how to reuse and re-contextualize it and create high value-added content capable of illustrating current efforts in the conservation of the Congo Basin.

This workshop will be held in English and is opened to all journalists, but is specifically designed for journalists with experience or interest in covering environmental issues in the Congo Basin region. If you have any questions, please contact congobasin.rjf@pulitzercenter.org.

Objectives:
-- Introduce and reinforce the added value of data in environmental reporting in the greater Congo Basin.
-- Equip journalists working in the environmental sector with skills that can improve the quality of their work and make it understandable to the general public.
-- Have journalists integrate more data into environmental reporting at the Congo Basin level.

Agenda overview:
-- Welcome and Introduction to RJF process
Use of data in Investigative Journalism (David Akana)
-- How open data can contribute to quality reporting on environmental management in the Congo Basin (Aimable Twahirwa)

For a longer event description, please visit https://pulitzercenter.org/event/using-data-investigative-journalism

Sep 18, 2020 02:00 PM in West Central Africa

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