Twitter restores Politwoops’ access to its API. Politwoops collects tweets published and deleted by politicians, trying to control power.
An unofficial and incomplete look at how major news outlets over the world reacted to the main events throughout the year 2015.
Jeffrey Roberts, director of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, helps journalists and citizens fight for open access to government records.
“In Data Vis, we should see aesthetics as a tool to increase understanding. In Data Art, we can see aesthetics as the purpose.”
Do you listen to data podcasts already? If not, you should. Hit the ground running with this list of the best data podcasts out there covering either visualizations, data journalism or the work done by data journalists.
Over 800 journalists visited the Global investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC15) in Lillehammer, Norway. Story ideas, tools, techniques and best practices were shared. Journalist Morten Frich joined a session where the secret of succesful investigative journalism was revealed. The best part of it? Getting to truth and beauty only takes seven steps.
At the Hacks/Hackers meetup of last monday, I presented data journalism 101 with my OneWorld colleague Adriana. In case you missed it, make sure you never miss a meetup again: get yourself a meetup account, and join Hacks/Hackers Amsterdam. Below my slides and a short recap of the evening. For everyone there: thanks a lot! […]
If an European body denies you access to information, you can file a complain at with the ombudsman. Here’s everything you need to know to make it happen.
During the European conference on investigative journalism, data journalist Adriana Homolova argues that there are scoops waiting to be discovered. You only need to look for them. Where? In public spending data. “It’s Europe’s big uncovered follow-the-money story…” Nobody knows According to Homolova, there are no overviews of how public money has been spent. “Not […]
Every now and than your FOIA requests asking for information gets denied. What do you do next? According to Fergal O’Regan, head of complaints and inquiries unit at the European ombudsman office, filing a complaint at the European ombudsman office is a good start. Want to help The ombudsman is there to hold the EU […]