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69 Ways data journalism was outstanding in 2017

GEN has just released a shortlist of nominations for the 2017 Data Journalism Awards, to be announced this June.


The seven deadly sins of statistical misinterpretation, and how to avoid them

Statistics is a useful tool for understanding the patterns in the world around us. But our intuition often lets us down.



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Open Media Scholarship

A free directory of open access scholarship and data in media studies.

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The Generals of Gold: A data-driven investigation of the Egyptian Army’s influence

Noonpost team members explain how they used Linkurious to conduct a large-scale investigation into Egypt’s corruption networks.


Europeana Transcribe: Crowdsourcing WWI data from handwritten text

With so much historical material available from WWI, this project is calling upon the crowd to help turn these into digital data troves.

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20/6/2017 - 23/6/2017

Open Source Bridge (Portland, USA)

The conference for open source citizens.

21/6/2017 - 23/6/2017

GEN Summit 2017 (Vienna, Austria)

The GEN Summit 2017 will gather over 750 editors-in-chief and media innovators from over 70 countries in Vienna, Austria.

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