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Why data journalism is a civic duty in developing countries

July 18, 2017
On the journalism.co.uk podcast, Internews' data and investigative journalist Eva Constantaras explains how she builds data journalism teams in developing countries like India and Kenya.

By: Caroline Scott

Data and investigative journalist Eva Constantaras has helped kick-start data journalism across Latin America, Asia and East Africa, and has even developed training curricula for investigative reporting in high-risk environments with limited data access.

She travels from one developing country to another to set up data journalism teams within newsrooms, civil society organisations or with groups of professors or students.

In this week's podcast, she tells us the about the challenges and advantages that reporters in these countries have when working with data journalism, and what we can learn from them.