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Why do our societies become segregated? And how to tell a story about such an issue? “The Parable of the Polygons” presents an issue as a mix…


Using data to predict what’s next

Metabiota, a US company, receives $30 million to monitor spread of diseases. Should media companies be involved deeper in better data collection and analytics?


Speaking in tongues

In most newsrooms and press offices translation is a by-product of daily work. For sure this has an effect on how we perceive, understand and consider topics. Is there a need for new professional roles? Jessica Mariani researched the topic in a PhD thesis.

Up to 100.000 Euros for projects connecting science and data-driven journalism

If you have ideas or plans to connect science with data-driven journalism, the Volkswagen Foundation might be your next funder.

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The School of Data Journalism in Perugia 2015: Join us for panels and trainings

The European Journalism Centre, Open Knowledge and the International Journalism Festival are pleased to announce the 4th edition of Europe’s biggest…


Written by hand, an exchange in data

What if you would write postcards about your life, using data? Two friends are doing just that on a website called “Dear Data”.

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1/6/2015 - 4/6/2015

eyeo Festival 2015

Three day festival in Minneapolis (June 1-4, 2015)

8/6/2015 - 8/6/2015


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This intiative receives partial funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

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