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  • Data analysing tools and methods in journalism

    2017. 01. 12. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    Applying Excel and SQL Server in journalism were in the focus of the hands-on workshops organised by the Center for Independent Journalism on 12 and 13 December 2016.  The training sessions targeted journalists frequently dealing with large databases, primarily investigative reporters. On the first day the participants worked with Excel and Google Fusion Tables. They learned the basic calculating, sorting and filtering functions in order to find patterns in data. Furthermore, they practiced creating pivot tables and joining different tables for understanding the bigger picture. …read more »

  • Podcast for beginners

    2017. 01. 11. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    What is a podcast and how to create one? The workshop held for journalists and media students on 6 December 2016 at the Center for Independent Journalism focused on this question. …read more »

  • Attack on the President of Croatian Journalists’ Association, Saša Leković

    2016. 11. 02. | News

    Saša Leković, president of the Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND), noticed that his car was damaged while driving on 27 October 2016. The auto mechanic told Leković that “two screws on the front right wheel were damaged with a saw”. Had he not slowed down and stopped the car, the screws would have broken, states HND on its website. In their response HND’s executive board characterised the incident as an assassination attempt. …read more »

  • European Press Prize 2017 – Open for entries!

    2016. 11. 02. | News

    European Press Prize – the awards for excellence in journalism – is open for entries until 16 December 2016. Entries must have been published between 1 December 2015 and 31 December 2016. Any journalist living and working in Europe or writing for a European media organisation/blog can submit their work. For more information visit the European Press Prize’s website.

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  • Local journalism in the limelight

    2016. 10. 05. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) conducted an online questionnaire survey about the situation of journalists working for local media in Hungary in spring of 2016. This survey, coupled with several background interviews with local journalists was presented at the international conference “Local journalism in the limelight” held on 21st September 2016. …read more »

  • Digital branding and the role of social media in journalism

    2016. 09. 29. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    How have social media impacted journalism over the past few years? How do news media organizations have been using social media channels for their brand building? These were the issues in the focus the workshop and panel discussions held on 20 September 2016 by the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) for journalists and media students in Budapest. …read more »