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Conversations with Data: Join the discussion at the International Journalism Festival

The EJC is offering European-based, data visualisation pros the chance to attend its IJF session for free. Find out how.


Robots can save local journalism. But will they make it more biased?

If robot journalism is not contextualized by local reporters with local knowledge, Alexander Fanta shows how it can produce misleading stories.



Connects whistleblowers with investigative journalists across Africa.

A new portal for assessing European public procurement.

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Making Music from Data: Putting a sound to the Social Democratic Party of Germany’s decline

Moritz Klack explains how he helped Berliner Morgenpost create its first sonification, using SPD polling data.


Ruralômetro: Evaluating how Brazil’s congressmen impact socio-environmental issues

By scraping data from Brazil’s governmental websites, Repórter Brasil identified and visualized MPs that promote unethical agribusiness.

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21/3/2018 - 23/3/2018

Data for Development Festival (Bristol, UK)

An opportunity to participate in numerous thematic events, network with the global development data community.

23/3/2018 - 25/3/2018

The Power of Narrative (Boston, USA)

Telling True Stories in Turbulent Times. Boston University’s annual narrative journalism conference returns.

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