CCIJ Round-Up: Documenting Mexico

Two mini-documentaries are released on the CCIJ blog. Circle of Blue’s series on water in Texas comes to fruition. Our community gears up for the release of season 2 of Waterless and Transparency Talks.

Causar Alta (To EnList)

Why does anyone decide to enlist in the Mexican army? Seven San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, inhabitants explain that this decision, more than a choice, has been and continues to be the only viable way to survive for many in one of the poorest areas of Mexico.

CCIJ Round Up: The Battle for Water In Bulawayo Continues

A new blog post explores the battle for clean water in Zimbabwe. We look back on the month of August. Advances are made in the longstanding investigation into the South African Lottery.

Defendiendo la Vivienda (Defending Our Homes)

Fabiola and Luis are fighting to defend their home of the accelerated real state development in what has become one of the most expensive areas in Mexico City.

Over 100 Years of Political Bickering Deny Bulawayo Clean Water

Political contestation and uneven distribution of national resources have dragged a massive water project for Zimbabwe’s second largest city.

CCIJ Round Up: New H2OFail Reports Released

Two new reports on the dangers of water collection– both for those gathering and drinking it– are released. Innovation Director Jon Lowenstein publishes two new projects on racism in America. Our community gets to know partner organization Volume, a South African podcasting company, better.

CCIJ Round-Up: CCIJ Launches a New Blog Series

CCIJ launched the 71% series on its blog. The CCIJ community got to know partner organization CENOZO through the partner spotlight series. Members of CCIJ issued a statement of solidarity to Namibian journalists.

Statement of Solidarity with Namibian Journalists

The Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ) joins Namibian journalists in condemning the recent press freedom attacks in their country.

#71Series: Years After Flint Water Crisis, Lead in Drinking Water Remains a National Problem

The Flint Water Crisis put the issue of lead in drinking water in the national spotlight, but the problem isn’t unique to Flint.

#71Series: CCIJ Announces New ‘71%’ Series

The new blog series gives contexts to past reports from CCIJ’s H2OFail Project.