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Friday, 14 Jun 2013

The 21st Century newsroom

The growing importance of data journalism has created new career opportunities in the newsroom. Around the globe journalists now work closely with developers, data miners and data visualizers to produce outstanding work of journalism.

Internews in Kenya is seeking an experienced data researcher to join its team of journalists, trainers and developers to develop innovative ways storytelling. For a detailed job description visit Here.

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