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Ten, even five years ago, the use of data as a basis for reporting was difficult and costly. Now, with a whole stack of tools to dig into ‘big data‘, join this group and contribute your thoughts on the emerging field of data driven journalism.

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Data Journalism in Russia: Visually Sound, Lagging on Tools

Started by Valery Levchenko Oct 30, 2013. 0 Replies

Discussion on the state of data journalism in Russia took place yesterday at RIA Novosti's press center. Some 200 journalists, analysts and students watched the 'Journalism in the Age of Data'…Continue

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Data Journalism, Big Data - What About PR?

Started by Valery Levchenko Jul 3, 2013. 0 Replies

I have recently shared some ideas on how the trendy Big Data and Data Journalism topics could help improve Public Relations. Please, see my blog…Continue

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RIA Novosti Releases a Russian Translation of The Data Journalism Handbook

Started by Hanna McLean. Last reply by Faruque Iqbal Apr 5, 2013. 1 Reply

Great news everyone! The first ever translation of the Data Journalism Handbook has been released. If you would like more information, please visit the…Continue

Tags: ddj, Russian, Russia, handbook', journalism

"Flag it! - Using digital tools to map environmental issues"

Started by Diana Lungu Feb 27, 2013. 0 Replies

The European Youth Press is currently looking for 24 young environmental journalists to take part in the following Training sessions of the project:Sao Paulo (Brazil): from the 20th to the 26th of May 2013 (12 participants involved);in Lagos…Continue

Tags: training, reporting, youth, data, ddj

The European Journalism Centre announces journalism grants for innovation in development reporting

Started by Hanna McLean Jan 25, 2013. 0 Replies

Hold on to your hats everyone, I've got some good news: The European Journalism Centre is proud to announce that it has received financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance journalistic coverage of issues related to…Continue

A Day in the Life of a Data Journalist

Started by Hanna McLean Oct 16, 2012. 0 Replies

Follow along as Pulitzer Prize winner Sarah Cohen discusses her career, working with data and difficulties along the way. See here. …Continue

Tags: media, 'Sarah, Cohen', journalism, ddj

Open Interests Europe Hackathon - London, 24-25 November

Started by Hanna McLean Oct 15, 2012. 0 Replies

How EU money is spent is an issue that concerns everyone who pays taxes to the EU. As the influence of Brussels lobbyists grows, it is increasingly important to draw the connections…Continue

Tags: event, London, EU, money, Europe

Tips for Working with Numbers in the News

Started by Hanna McLean Aug 27, 2012. 0 Replies

Hey guys,In case you missed it, be sure to check out this great article about tips for working with numbers in the news. Freelance…Continue

Tags: numbers, Data Journalism Handbook, journalists, to', 'how

Knight News Challenge Round 2 Registration Open

Started by Hanna McLean Jun 12, 2012. 0 Replies

The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding breakthrough ideas in news and information. Winners receive a share of $5 million in funding and support from Knight’s network of influential peers and advisors to help advance their…Continue

Tags: award, competition, data driven journalism, contest, Knight News Challenge

The Data Journalism Awards featured winner is: Riot Rumours

Started by Hanna McLean Jun 11, 2012. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I hope you are all doing well :) If you get the chance, I recommend you go and check out the Riot Rumours article that I came across today. It's really worth the read. Here's a small excerpt of the article to give you an idea of what…Continue

Tags: Twitter, rumours, social media, digital, media

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Comment by Liliana Bounegru on August 9, 2010 at 14:38
Latest confirmed to join the speakers' group for the data-driven journalism roundtable: Alan McLean, designer and interaction developer with the Interactive News Technology team at NYTimes.com, involved in the latest largely discussed New York Times project: the Afghanistan War Logs.
Comment by Liliana Bounegru on August 9, 2010 at 14:27
The data-driven journalism roundtable announced on the Open Knowledge Foundation Blog!
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The Protection of Children Is not Only a Parental, but Social and Governmental Responsibility

I was happy to see that Google is reminding us of Universal Children's Day as one can see here below from the famous Google Doodle. Yet, one has to focus on the UN Resolution 836 (IX) and which are the fundamental values of that resolution which has to be observed not only by parents, teachers, governments but by entire societies. Therefore, also children that are stateless or living in war areas, have those rights and are entitled to protection of the locals and the international community. …See More
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DISCUSSION: Can the Media Afford to Publish the Wrong Headlines?

Yesterday (11.18.2014) there was a deadly attack on a synagogue in Israel, but the Media, which has been very biased lately, and to be more precisely, not the whole of the Media but the particularly and famous CNN Media, has reported on the event,…
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