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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 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 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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Stefania Milan lecturing in data journalism at the University of Groningen

On January 24, 2014, Lab director Stefania Milan met with the students of the StuCie study committee of the student association Commotie, at the University of Groningen. She gave a lecture entitled ‘Down the Rabbit Hole: Confessions of a Data

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