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Chris Roper is the content strategist for ICFJ’s Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data journalism initiative in four hub countries: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. Roper is a veteran digital strategist with more than 15 years experience in different newsrooms implementing digital programs for the changing media landscape and as a means to creating better journalism. He has been a longtime pioneer of digital journalism, giving it a central position alongside print media in journalism. Roper most recently held the position of Editor-in-Chief at Mail & Guardian, where he was the first editor-in-chief of a major South African newspaper to come from a digital background.

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