• Working with journalists, NGOs and academics to tell better stories with data

    Eva Constantaras, Data Journalism Advisor for Internews, recently gave a presentation at the British Council in Colombo, Sri Lanka titled, “Open Data for Social Innovation,” that looked at how open data has created the possibility of discovering new connections between social, political, economic, technological and environmental issues and their impact.

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  • Not Such an Odd Couple: Building Trust Between Scientists and Journalists

    The language of scientists is often deemed difficult by journalists, who often say ‘scientists are not media-friendly’. Scientists on the other hand think journalists sometimes misreport work of scientists due to ‘language incompetence’. There is however a solution to this ‘war’ if journalists and scientists become buddies.

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  • Natgeo website features Kenyan journalists’ photos

    The 15 journalists, who report on health were documenting 30 years of HIV in Kenya in Kisii County, which has a HIV prevalence of 8.9 per cent (NACC, 2011), as a case study. read more

  • Internews crowned for data journalism

    The best journalism keeps an eye on public servants. And when this is done through reliable evidence (not hearsay or gossip or criticism just for the sake of it), then journalism fulfills a vital function in society- Ida Jooste, Internews in Kenya Country Director. read more

Internews in Kenya Media Matters Blog

Are radio talk show hosts stretching it too far to attract listeners?

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Internews in Kenya Media Matters Blog
Data Journalism Blog
    Working with journalists, NGOs and academics to tell better stories with data

    Working with journalists, NGOs and academics to tell better stories with data

    Eva Constantaras, Data Journalism Advisor for Internews, recently gave a presentation at the British Council in Colombo, Sri Lanka titled, “Open Data for Social Innovation,” that looked at how open data has created the possibility of discovering new connections between social, political, economic, technological and environmental issues and their impact.

    Read More »



    Not Such an Odd Couple: Building Trust Between Scientists and Journalists

    Not Such an Odd Couple: Building Trust Between Scientists and Journalists

    The language of scientists is often deemed difficult by journalists, who often say ‘scientists are not media-friendly’. Scientists on the other hand think journalists sometimes misreport work of scientists due to ‘language incompetence’. There is however a solution to this ‘war’ if journalists and scientists become buddies.

    Read More »



    Can Kenya print media defy grim prognosis

    Can Kenya print media defy grim prognosis
    In Kenya, when the Standard Media Group unveiled its Nairobian newspaper and Nation Media Group followed with Nairobi News, it seemed like the industry was defying the grim prognosis.

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    Top blogger shares the winning formula

    Top blogger shares the winning formula
    Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama was crowned for the best topical blog in 2014 BAKE Awards. She was among 17 other winners in various categories. She shares the secrets of how to ethically blog into fame

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