Thursday, August 09, 2018

Nine essential tools from ICIJ's data gurus

The life of the mind has been overtaken by the imperatives of advertising. Welcome to the era of the promotional intellectual ... Promote or Perish

The Consulate General in Sydney is the oldest American Foreign Service post in Australia. The first American Consul was appointed in 1836, providing for more than 180 years of diplomatic relations between our two great nations...

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What a joy it was to meet Mr. Peter Harrison! Acting Consul General Linda Daetwyler was thrilled to wish Peter a happy 82nd birthday and chat with him about the Americans that had a profound impact on his life. More on Peter's story coming soon.

US Consulate SydneyVerified account @USConGenSydney 21h21 hours ago
Cptn. Sophie Hollingsworth - 'er, explorer, NGO founder, impressive human - is studying in Australia and really getting to know the place! This week on : there's more to Aussie food than shrimp on the barbie & bloomin’ onions:

U.S. Consulate General Sydney - Facebook

DFAT New South WalesVerified account @DFATNSW 21h21 hours ago

aims to be one of the world’s top 10 centres - and that means connecting Australia’s leading innovators with the world 🌎 Today, we took Consuls-General from 25 countries to to see what that means for and

THE TOOL FACEBOOK WANTED US TO KILL: Gizmodo began digging into Facebook’s creepy People You May Know feature. Facebook didn’t like that, but First Amendment experts argue the data belong to the people, not to Facebook. 

Nine essential tools from ICIJ's data gurus

How do you tackle some of history’s largest data leaks? ICIJ’s data journalists and programmers share the secrets of their digital toolbelts.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax 'rip off'

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the world's most important tax havens.

Loopholes in UK company register shows crime can still flourish, new study finds

Corrupt politicians, fraudsters and money launderers could still be avoiding detection, an analysis by nonprofit Global Witness has found. 

Censored? ASIC leak vanishes from ABC website quicker than a Snickers