Get Busy Building Before You Get Busy Funding

I spoke at the latest HacksHackers London meetup along with three of my other OpenNews Fellows. Also speaking was John Bracken from the Knight Foundation and Bobbie Johnson who successfully started Matter on Kickstarter. Chronic blogger, Martin Belam has a good round up (see links) where he mentions my ‘rallying cry’: “You have no excuse … Continue Reading →

DataMinerUK: What I Do And How

What I Do Data journalism has sprawled into an all-encompassing term meaning new digital journalism excluding social media/community. In other words, news generated from a newsroom which doesn’t solely consist of text print. However, there is a wide variety of fields interwoven and interrelated into the term data journalism. So when asked about getting into data … Continue Reading →