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INN’s Kevin Davis Talks Investigative Journalism At #Storyology

Last week, Kevin Davis attended Storyology's four-day festival in Australia where he joined other journalists, writers and entrepreneurs to discuss innovation, collaborations, and encourage experimentation and bold ideas. We Storifyed a few tweets that capture INN's first appearance at Storyology. Continue Reading →

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INN members find top election ‘Power Players’

They are heirs and heiresses, self-made millionaires and philanthropists. They are health care CEOs, financial analysts, venture capitalists, general contractors, scientists, authors and lawyers. They are some of this nation's biggest "Power Players." The Investigative News Network and some of its member newsrooms have taken a unique look at the largest campaign finance donors from each of these states to candidates and committees in federal elections and all 50 states. INN used data from two of its members, the National Institute on Money in State Politics and the Center for Responsive Politics, to analyze the top individual donors from about a dozen states. Continue Reading →

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Laura Amico shares lessons learned at Homicide Watch

A few weeks ago, the Boston Globe announced the hiring of Laura Amico to join the digital site as news editor for multimedia and data projects. Amico has been the co-founding editor of the Homicide Watch along with her husband, Chris Amico, since 2010. In a farewell post published today in The Crime Report, Laura shares some of the lessons she learned as the co-founder of the data-driven project that focused on violent crimes. In the post, she opens up about the challenges of keeping Homicide Watch true to its mission, focusing on people and not just data, and departing the project for the Boston Globe. Below is an excerpt of the full piece, which you can read here at the Crime Report:

The motto of Homicide Watch is simple: Mark every death. Continue Reading →

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