Why We Decided to Gamify Investigative Journalism at Al Jazeera

I board the illegal fishing Trawler, the Ocean 3 in the waters off Sierra Leone.
Boarding a trawler we suspect of illegal fishing.
After receiving user feedback about communication in the game, we added the element of a mobile phone to send emails and urgent text updates to the player. This helped differentiate direct communication and is more representative of how we work in the field.

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Journalist, Filmmaker, Investigator. Senior Reporter at Al Jazeera English, People and Power.

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Juliana Ruhfus

Juliana Ruhfus

Journalist, Filmmaker, Investigator. Senior Reporter at Al Jazeera English, People and Power.

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