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New Members, Nonprofit Models, Global Conf Deadlines...
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GIJN Weekly Bulletin -- July 1, 2015


GIJN Welcomes Eight New Members


We're proud to announce that eight organizations have joined the Global Investigative Journalism Network. This brings GIJN's membership to 118 organizations in 54 countries. Our new members include groups that support investigative reporting based in Eastern Europe (Hungary's Direkt36, Montenegro's Center for Investigative Journalism, and Ukraine's Slidstvo and Svidomo), the United States (Internews, ProPublica, and Public Herald), and Italy (DataNinja). Interested in joining? Learn more here

A Global Nonprofit Media Model


Can a nonprofit model for media work around the world? Günter Bartsch of Germany's investigative reporting association looks at start-ups in Europe and worldwide and says yes, but warns that we need to think creatively about structure and work to change tax laws.

Global Conference Deadlines!


Attention journalism professors: You have until July 8 to submit abstracts to present papers at the ninth Global Investigative Journalism Conference. Also, GIJN members: You have until July 31 to send proposals to host the next Conference in 2017. Deadline will be soon, on July 31. 

Top Ten #ddj


Here's our weekly mapping of the top tweets on data journalism for June 18-26. You'll find items on the Migrant Files' money Trail; global access to medicine; the German arms trade; Swiss Election Data; Mapping Rents in Munich; and more.

Tips & Tools 


Extractive Industry Datasets, NRGI 

Transparency Events Calendar, Carter Center 

Development Reporting Grants, EJC

Eurasia Democracy Rankings, FH

Un-Sending Gmail, Gizmodo

Best Tweet Times, Buffer Social

Talent Network, WashPost

New Europe Media Freedom Centre, ECPMF 

Stories of the Week


Global Medicine Access, CIVIO 

Norway: Mobile Spying, Aftenposten
 
China: A Killing in Daxinganling, Chinese Esquire 

Chile: Conflicts of Interest, CIPER

US: Oil Boom Blood, Reveal

Azerbaijan: Aliyev EuroGame Profits, OCCRP

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