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Land a grant worth up to $75,000

Journalists are invited to submit proposals that use open data to reveal new perspectives on land and property rights issues.


Who uses development data, how and what for?

If you use data to report on development issues, Development Initiatives wants to hear from you.


GeoVisual Search

Search public satellite imagery for visually similar objects.

Vital Signs

Leverage health data from ProPublica’s renowned healthcare investigations.

rssFeatured Projects


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.


Islam, media subject: How to quantify the perception of Islam in the media

By text mining a corpus of French newspaper articles between 1997 - 2015, this project shows how discussions about Islam have changed over time.

rssUpcoming Events

20/3/2017 - 24/3/2017

DataFest 17 (Scotland, UK)

A week long festival of data innovation events hosted across Scotland.

3/4/2017 - 7/4/2017

26th International World Wide Web Conference 2017 (Perth, Australia)

The world’s longest-running and most prestigious web conference.

About the project is a hub for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data to support journalism. The website is part of an European Journalism Centre initiative dedicated to accelerating the diffusion and improving the quality of data journalism around the world. We also run the online course Doing Journalism with Data as well as the School of Data Journalism, and are behind the acclaimed Data Journalism Handbook.

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

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