Data journalists face different kind of problems. The most frustrating: The data exist and are worth telling, but who has them refuses to share them
I have never felt comfortable with a camera in my hands, but the coordinators of contaRio asked me to try again. This time I learned that sometimes a picture can reveal more than a glance
As a journalist focussing on economic issues, Alexandre Rodrigues is familiar with the socio-economic problems of favelas. During his investigations for ContaRio he saw a favela from the inside, met its residents and had the chance to walk around in their shoes.
The invitation for the data driven journalism course provided by the KAS reached me a couple of days before I […]
Normally, I write stories for a print magazine. But my first attempts to master a world of data, spreadsheets and graphics was so much fun, I want to further explore this area of journalism on my own
In a city of transformation, like in mine, public investments should be as transparent as possible. People need to know what happened to the money they paid as taxes. Especially in Brazil