Internews in Kenya Media Matters Blog

Are radio talk show hosts stretching it too far to attract listeners?

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Internews in Kenya Media Matters Blog
Data Journalism Blog
    Data Dredger project helps journalists tell in-depth family planning stories.

    Data Dredger project helps journalists tell in-depth family planning stories.

    Data Dredger is an Internews site on data journalism practice. Unique in Africa, it is a tool built through the Health Media Project to provide content, which journalists and newsrooms can use to build and enhance data storytelling. Here, one can mine data, try out our visualizations and other interactive products as well as download easy-to-use spreadsheets and ready-to-use infographics to accompany stories.

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    Working with journalists, NGOs and academics to tell better stories with data

    Working with journalists, NGOs and academics to tell better stories with data

    Eva Constantaras, Data Journalism Advisor for Internews, recently gave a presentation at the British Council in Colombo, Sri Lanka titled, “Open Data for Social Innovation,” that looked at how open data has created the possibility of discovering new connections between social, political, economic, technological and environmental issues and their impact.

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    Not Such an Odd Couple: Building Trust Between Scientists and Journalists

    Not Such an Odd Couple: Building Trust Between Scientists and Journalists

    The language of scientists is often deemed difficult by journalists, who often say ‘scientists are not media-friendly’. Scientists on the other hand think journalists sometimes misreport work of scientists due to ‘language incompetence’. There is however a solution to this ‘war’ if journalists and scientists become buddies.

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    Can Kenya print media defy grim prognosis

    Can Kenya print media defy grim prognosis
    In Kenya, when the Standard Media Group unveiled its Nairobian newspaper and Nation Media Group followed with Nairobi News, it seemed like the industry was defying the grim prognosis.

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