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NEW: DataJLab goes live again at the University of Amsterdam!

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Slow Politics: What Europe Needs In The Age Of Crisis, Berlin, November 13-15

  Slow Politics is the 14th annual conference organized by berlinergazette.de. Together with Christopher Senf from Berliner Gazette, Data J Lab’s Adriana Homolova will be one of the moderators of the ”The Big We” workshop. The aim of the workshop is to map

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Data J Lab @ VVOJ 2014 Kortrijk

Data J Lab’s Hille van der Kaa and Stefania Milan have been invited to contribute to the annual conference of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists (De Vlaams-Nederlandse Vereniging van Onderzoeksjournalisten). Stefania, in particular, will engage participating journalists in a cybersecurity

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Frank Belyeu shares his thoughts on data journalism

After my uplifting and inspiring experience at La Nacion Data (Argentina), the best piece of knowledge I take back to Spain is that the primary quality of a good data journalist is to be humble. Without humbleness it is not

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Hille van der Kaa at Media Fast Forward

Data J Lab’s Hille van der Kaa will speak at Media Fast Foward, organized by VRT Research & Innovation. Check further info here. The event is scheduled to take place in Brussels on December the 4th, 2014.

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Mining for gold in yesterday’s news

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Post by Tilburg pre-master student Josh Boissevain When most people use the term “data journalism” they use it in context of how journalists can use data to produce better and more in-depth content. This is great, but does it go

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Data Harvest+ 2014

Every year, Data Harvest+ , a conference organized by journalismfund.eu attracts brilliant journalists and coders for 3 days of talks and networking. This year, two members of Data J Lab have also delivered speeches on the conference. Hille van der

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Data journalism, crossing borders and making friends

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One of our DataJLab team members, Josh Boissevain, recently went to Moldova to sit in on a data journalism bootcamp. This is his dispatch. For a special breed of person, the term “data journalism” can act as a secret code,

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Data J Lab networking session #1: SnakeSearch

The Data J Lab inaugurates its brand-new networking sessions bringing to you Snakesearch! Shakesearch is a startup ICT focusing on ‘big data’. The project will be launched in the near future, and is funded by private investors and the European

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Frank Belyeu reports from the “Investigative Journalism: Follow the Money” workshop

by Frank Belyeu, Data J Lab Transitions Online, in collaboration with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Czech Center for Investigative Journalism, organized an inspiring three-day workshop in Prague the past 13th of January. Throughout this

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