Skip to main content.

data journalism

Picture of Ryan White
From periphery to a core skillset: Nixon reflects on massive shift in data journalism's role in newsgathering.
Picture of Michelle Levander
We're happy to announce this year's Data Fellows, a diverse group of ambitious journalists pursuing data-driven projects.
Picture of Kellie  Schmitt
Reporters Tony Barboza and Anna Phillips take us behind the scenes of their yearlong investigation.
Picture of Giles Bruce
A public agency may report the number of deaths for a given cause, but that doesn’t mean the figures are accurate.
Picture of Ryan White
Seven key tips from a Spotlight Team alum that can bolster any big reporting project.
Picture of Giles Bruce
Aaron Williams, formerly with The Washington Post and now with Netflix, shared a behind-the-scenes look at some of his most innovative projects.
Picture of Giles Bruce
Easily searchable, online databases don’t always exist. These three news reporters created their own — and so can you.
Picture of Elise Reuter
Hospitals and insurance companies use a variety of algorithms to calculate risk, but they don’t always yield equitable results.
Picture of Giles Bruce
“We just have to work a little harder, think a little harder and write a little more clearly to help the public understand what they need to understand.”



The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!


Follow Us



CHJ Icon