Al Jazeera Journalism Review
Understanding data journalism
Data journalism is about much more than just sorting through facts and figures. In the first part of our series, we look at what constitutes data-based storytelling
‘Leading the voiceless’ - how low-caste Indian journalists are crowdfunding their own newsrooms
Dalit representation in Indian media organisations is very low. Some journalists from the lowest Hindu caste are finding innovative ways to start up their own news platforms
Virtual reality in the newsroom - placing us in the middle of the story
Journalists can use virtual reality to get a much clearer view of what is happening on the ground during conflict or other major events. This is how it works
'We are not scared; we will tell our stories' - introducing Somalia’s first women-only newsroom
Braving threats from Al Shabaab as well as disapproval from their own, often patriarchal communities, six pioneering women have set up their own news agency in Somalia
Beyond bystanders: Citizen journalism during the Egyptian revolution
A journalist looks back at the founding of RASSD News Network during the Egyptian revolution, which trained and supported ordinary citizens to become journalists
How smartphones are changing the face of news journalism
The telegraph transformed the way that newspapers could report the news more than 150 years ago. Now, smartphones are doing the same for TV news organisations
‘Not an easy ride’ - the long and winding road to digital journalism in Cameroon
How do you mark yourself as a professional reporter in Cameroon when everyone has a Facebook page and claims to be a ‘journalist’?
Investigative journalism in the digital age
Data-driven journalism is an increasingly integral part of investigative reporting. We look at the ways to put it to best use.
Digital Sherlocks: Open-source investigation and news verification during wartime
THE LONG READ: From proving the existence of a seven-year-old girl in Syria to fact-checking locations of aerial bombings, how do you verify ‘open-source’ information in a war zone?
Palestine underground: A new face for local radio
THE LONG READ: How Palestine’s Radio Alhara is taking a grassroots approach to shaping a new landscape for protest, culture and local journalism online.
Coronavirus conversations - revealing a world of difference
Who or what are driving news and discussions about COVID-19 on social media? It all depends on where you are in the world.
Radio Gargaar - grassroots broadcasting to refugees in Kenya
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: What it’s like to host a radio show in the Dadaab refugee camp, situated in one of the world’s most overlooked regions, during a global pandemic.
How to use social media for newsgathering
Social media platforms are too easily dismissed as ‘not serious’ when it comes to newsgathering. But you can use them as you would the news wires - here’s how.
Have you been hacked? - What Pegasus spyware revelations mean for journalists
How to protect yourself following the news that sophisticated spyware has been used to hack the smartphones of journalists, activists and politicians around the world.
How the Pandemic Introduced Me to Mobile Journalism
How our senior correspondent at Aljazeera English, Natasha Ghoneim, discovered the power of her mobile phone during the pandemic.