Al Jazeera Journalism Review

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. 

Published on: Tue, 12/21/2021 - 14:20
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?

Published on: Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:18
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.

Published on: Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:15
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.

Published on: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 14:54
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.

Published on: Sun, 10/03/2021 - 11:29
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.

Published on: Tue, 09/28/2021 - 09:14
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.

Published on: Sun, 09/19/2021 - 08:33
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.

Published on: Mon, 08/23/2021 - 09:37
Protecting Newsgathering through the Sustainable Use of Social Media

All journalists old enough to have worked in a pre-social media world, will have had that moment.

Published on: Mon, 08/16/2021 - 14:58
COVID-19: A lesson of data journalism significance for Arab world

The coronavirus pandemic has not only accelerated the growth of digital transformation, but it has also brought profound transformations in the journalism field, especially awareness over the importance of data journalism. The role of data journalists in interpreting and mediating between public and scholars has posed the old and new question: Was the Arab journalism up to this challenge?

Published on: Mon, 07/05/2021 - 15:29
War Stories on Social Media: Audience Engagement and Ethical Hiring Practices

The horrific scenes became more accessible than ever before.

Published on: Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:38
Slow versus instant journalism: Is digital media the answer?

Digital media might be the answer to a question gripping the journalism industry: Slow or instant journalism?

Published on: Sun, 04/25/2021 - 11:59
Media monotone in the Arab World pushes citizens to disinformation

State control over media can lead to public distrust in state institutions and a particular vulnerability to disinformation.

Published on: Thu, 04/15/2021 - 16:19