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"Investigative Data journalism"

clock icon 02/08/2021

ARIJ believes in the value of promoting data journalism in the Arab world; therefore, the network partnered with ICFJ in 2020 and 2022, and launched 2 advanced diplomas in data journalism. Each diploma lasted 6 months. 35 journalists were trained on all the stages of working on a data driven investigation, starting with concepts and principles of data journalism. The topics also covered data collection, cleansing, analyzing, and visualizing in addition to storytelling.

Trainees: 35 male and female journalists

The first edition of the diploma program
6
male journalists
13
female journalists
from 8 Arab countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Yemen.
موريتانيا
السودان
The second edition of the diploma program
8
male journalists
8
female journalists
from 5 Arab countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Palestine and Egypt.
موريتانيا
السودان

Diploma team:

  • Amr Eleraqi: Trainer.
  • Saja Mortada and Ethar Al-Azem: Co-trainers.
  • Mohamed Komani: Coordinator.

  • 30 Octobar 2021
    Mustafa Mansour Mohamed

    Lanes of Death in East Cairo

    The number of road fatalities have increased by 31 percent in the first half of 2021, former unpublished data reveals. After road expansions people feel compelled to move to avoid the roads that expose pedestrians to daily threats.
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    24 June 2018
    Investigation by: Sally Abdel-Haq and Suha Kamil

    Israelis Enjoy Palestinian Water and Sell them Polluted Mineral Water

    This data-driven investigation documents that the water deficit in the West Bank has reached 58 million cubic meters, and tests of samples of the Israeli “Ein Gedi” water sold in Palestine revealed contamination and bacteria levels that exceeded the permissible levels, which negatively affects human health when drunk in big quantities.
    شاهد الآن
    24 June 2018
    Hager Hesham

    Egypt’s youth centers don’t cater for female athletes

    This data-driven investigation documents how sports centres in Egypt neglect women, which causes them to be unable to practice sports activities in them, especially for those under 18 years old.
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    24 June 2018
    Loay Hisham and Moataz Sayed

    Water in Egypt: The Glass is Half Empty

    By using open source data, the investigators document how the mismanagement of drinking water facilities in Egypt has led to a decline in the share of water per individual. They also show how this has led to an increase of those deprived of water or have minimal access to it.
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    24 June 2018
    E'thar Alazem

    The Desert Highway Claiming Jordanian Lives

    This data-driven investigation documents the role of freight transport vehicles in the occurrence of accidents, especially fatal ones, on the Desert Highway in Jordan between January 2017 and November 2020, during which the Desert Highway Rehabilitation Project was implemented. The investigation also covers the factors that may be linked to the increased risk of the presence of these vehicles on this highway, such as maintenance work, transfers, and mixing of trucks with small vehicles.
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