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Backstage to the Panama Papers: big data analytics and collaborative journalism

Journalism Telecommunications Public interest
Description

The Panama Papers has received the Pulitzer Prize in the Explanatory Reporting category. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ) – the Washington D.C.-based organization that coordinated the project – interpreted this as a prize to collaborative journalism itself. The use of technology was its fundamental ally. Looking closer at how the Panama Papers came alive, through a network of more than 100 journalists and reporting partners around the world working in secret for over a year, opens a window into how collaborative and networked journalism work today. And what vital a role technology plays.

Publication Details
Publication Year:
2017