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Open Data Handbook is now available in Nepali

The Nepali Open Data Handbook aims to help journalists promote transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in Nepal.


Twitter data visualization of the Anthony Scaramucci news

Using Affinio, Hannah Chapple explored the context and breadth of the Scaramucci Twitter conversation.



Keep track of your articles at the same time as building your journalistic profile.


A simple, yet flexible, charting tool.

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Marple: “We tried to automate story finding in data - this is what we learnt”

Journalism++ Stockholm has spent a year developing an automated news service for finding stories in large amounts of statistical data.


Face-O-Matic: Experimental Slack alert system tracking Trump and congressional leaders on TV news

Using facial recognition technology, Nancy Watzman explains how Face-O-Matic tracks news coverage of public figures.

rssUpcoming Events

28/8/2017 - 1/9/2017

Summer School Big Data for Peace & Justice (The Hague, the Netherlands)

After 3 successful editions, this year’s summer school will take place from 28 August - 1 September 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands.

6/9/2017 - 7/9/2017

Data for Policy (London, UK)

Data for Policy conference series is a leading international discussion forum looking at the applications of data science for governments.

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