The Potential and Reality of Data Journalism in Developing Media Markets

Data has the potential to help communities understand their biggest challenges – why people become sick or well, why development initiatives succeed or fail, how government actions align with citizens’ priorities. However, most people do not have the skills or inclination to engage with data directly. That’s where data journalists and the open data community come in.

This report looks at the Internews Approach to data journalism as well as data journalism in Myanmar’s emerging open data community.