we are thrilled about the reception Datawrapper got so far, although this only beta. The very, very best thing that happens: We see people succeeding with the tool - the number of charts produced with Datawrapper is astounding. We…"
"@benno Hansen. Yes and no. Partially, because what we see here is the result of the Gapminder acquisition that happened already like two, three years ago.
Anybody interested in telling stories with data will the Google site above and quite a few…"
"Everyone: This is linking to a very cool "How to" for data journalism, written by Sarah Cohen (Washington Post). It starts from a journalist perspective, asking "What is the story in the data?". Excellent…"
"Hey, saw your interest in data-driven journalism training - which is great. Bear with us, we are working on it. I am currently writing the syllabus for a one-week training, from a journalist perspective. First outing to be expected for September…"
"Regarding the distinction between computer-assisted reporting and data-driven journalism: I'm not interested in excluding anyone here. But I kind of think that the typical CAR specialist would be working alone or in small teams investigating…"
"Here is an *interesting* way to interact with consumers: The Spendometer. There is something playful here, I like such approaches.
I think that if we attach services to data-driven journalism (like "how to buy and keep a house", etc.) it…"
Mirko: we're currently looking at scaling WhatDoTheyKnow.com to other European countries. This would be a great help in making/following up/documenting requests, especially if from multiple sources. More generally I am happy to provide introductions in this area on a country/topic basis. My OKF contact details are listed at: .
Ofcourse I remember. You can also mail directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. I have just decided to paticipate the 24th of August, have filled in the form and booked a plane. Looking forward.
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