During the annual DataHarvest+ conference data journalists and developers get together to share tech, tools and data. Here’s an incomplete overview of some of these resources.
Corruption in public spending is a problem in many countries around the world. Elvis, the data platform – not the singer, visualises European pubic spending data also known as procurement data or tender data to help journalists find fishy relationships between governments and companies.
Two veteran journalists offer practical tips that reporters in even the smallest newsrooms can use to good effect for their everyday digging. 25 tips on how to be focused on finding great characters and cases to bring your story to life.
Three experts in data-driven news talk about the importance of cross border collaborations ahead of GEN’s Data Journalism Unconference: “”International collaborations, particularly in investigative reporting, represent a way to handle large data dumps at a time when resources are scarce.”
How do you transform data into a story? “The data is the starting point. You then have to do the shoe-leather reporting to find the human story in the statistics”, says Paul Steiger, founder and executive chairman of ProPublica. An interview about Propublica’s success and its roots.