Data journalism with Open Data & Free Open Source Software

SFScon 2013

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In the past few years more and more governments started to open up their data. Though the degree of openness varies widely in Europe, a new genre of journalism works with this “Open Government Data”, providing new perspectives.

What kind of tools and methods are used in data driven journalism?

Which stories can be told with data? How is data changing the journalistic profession?

And what is the role of Open Source software and culture?



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