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GIJN Weekly Bulletin -- June 24, 2015

Who's Coming to Lillehammer?

The list of speakers and participants for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference is filling up. We’ve got Pulitzer Prize winners, top data trainers, cross-border experts, security specialists, and the best diggers from 100 countries coming to speak, train, and network. There are just over 100 days before #GIJC15 opens in Lillehammer, Norway. Register early -- the conference hotel will fill up!

Secrets of Media Entrepreneurs

In his Eight Practices of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists, James Breiner pulls together smart strategies used by media managers around the world. Among the tips: creating multiple sources of revenue, constant innovation, building communities, and having a great passion for their ideas. 

Africa: People-Driven Data?

Can open government be imposed from the outside? Open data guru Steven Adler looks at Africa and argues that only with people-driven data will the region embrace the revolution in public information.

Top Ten #ddj

Here's our weekly mapping of the top tweets on data journalism for June 11-18. You'll find items on mapping global tax evasion, voting for best data journalism site, data viz examples, and more. 

Tips & Tools 

John Carroll’s Investigative Tips, Poynter 

Encryption Tools, IJNet 

Eyewitness Media Coalition, Medium

Freedom of Expression Cases, Columbia Univ.

Google News Lab, TechCrunch

Stories of the Week

Peru: Mayor Assets (DJA Winner), Ojo Publico 

Norway: The Wetsuitman, Dagbladet 
China: Shenyang’s Dead City, Jiemian 

Europe: Migrants’ Files Money Trail, Journalism++

Azerbaijan: Behind Bars, OCCRP 

Brazil: Bank’s Invisible Hand, Brio Watchdog

India: Free Housing Mess, IndiaSpend  

Georgia: Tuberculosis FAIL, Studio Monitor 

US: Backyard Biolabs, USA Today

US: Night Shift Rape, Frontline

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