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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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Data J Lab at ‘Rethinking Journalism’, University of Groningen

On January 23-24, 2014, Data J Lab’s director Stefania Milan and Alice Corona, MA, took part in the expert workshop “Rethinking Journalism II: The Societal Role & Relevance of Journalism in a Digital Age”, organized by the Centre for Media

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Data J Lab Newsletter – January 2014

Data J Lab Newsletter – January 2014 It was exactly three months ago, on October 9, 2013, that we unveiled our latest research initiative, the Data J Lab ( We would like to share with you what happened in this

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Data J Lab sponsoring 2013 UX Camp Eindhoven

UX Camp Eindhoven is the biggest user experience camp in the Netherlands. It was organized by the Industrial Design of the Eindhoven University of Technology. After offering financial support in 2012, and thanks to our Suleman Shahid, Data J Lab

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Data J Lab at 30C3

The Data J Lab is attending the 30th Chaos Communication Congress (CCC), in Hamburg, Germany, on December 27-30, 2013. We are delighted to see how the connection between the world of journalism, open data and open source, and hacker ethics.

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MA program/Data J Lab featured in Data Driven Journalism (European Journalism Centre)

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) featured our MA program in Data Journalism and the Data J Lab in its Data Driven Journalism project. The ECJ interviewed MA coordinator Stefania Milan to explore the contents of the program and the vision

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Workshop on Data Journalism – 2nd part: Transforming Data Into Stories – Madrid, 13-15 December 2013

We are back in Madrid to attend the 2nd part of the Data Journalism workshop: Transforming Data into Stories, organized by Mar Cabra and Medialab-Prado. New Data J Lab members joined the team: welcome Marlies and Susanne. We will have

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Building climate finance maps at Medialab Prado, pt.1

Earlier this fall, our lab got selected to participate on a Data Journalism workshop organized by Medialab Prado in Madrid. We were really excited. Not only was it a great opportunity to leave the rainy Dutch weather thousands of kilometres

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“Every journalism education program needs a lab”, says Eric Newton

This week we presented our master program and our lab at the Journalism and Education conference, organized by the Dutch Press Fund. Our Hille van der Kaa took part in a panel discussion on how to innovate journalism education.  

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Announcing new partnership: Sargasso

We are very happy to announce a new partnership with Dutch blog Sargasso. Sargasso was created in 2001, and is credited with having paved the way to blogging in the Netherlands. More recently, Sargasso became an advocate of data journalism

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