Data Journalism in the City

Who? The Centre for Investigative Journalism - advances education for, and public understanding of, investigative journalism, critical inquiry, and in-depth reporting and research What? Summer School – a three day event with talks and practicals running in parallel so you’ll always find something to interest you. Book here. When? 15th – 17th July 2011, starting each day … Continue Reading →

Hacks/Hackers London Meetup

Who? Hacks/Hackers London What? Meetup When? Wednesday, 23 March at 07:00 PM Where? Artillery Arms 102 Bunhill Row Nr Moorgate, EC1Y 8ND Why? Martin Moore, director of the Media Standards Trust, and Ben Campbell, programmer at the Media Standards Trust, will be talking about and – the design and creation of media monitoring platforms. They will speak … Continue Reading →

Open Data Campaigning Camp

Who? This is a fringe event to the E-Campaigning Forum run by Fairsay. Rolf Kleef (Open for Change) and Tim Davies (Practical Participation) are co-ordinating the day in a voluntary capacity, with support from Javier Ruiz (Open Rights Group) What? The Open Data Campaigning Camp will immediately follow the annual E-Campaigning Forum (#ECF11), so will be targeted particularly at campaigners … Continue Reading →

The web data revolution – a new future for journalism

This event hosted by The Guardian. They say: “The web not only gives easy access to billions of statistics on every matter – from MP’s expenses to the location of every public convenience in the UK – but also provides the tools to visualise said information, giving a clarity of voice and an equality of … Continue Reading →

Frontline Club: Data skills and techniques for journalists

Who? Frontline Club What? Find out  how top data-driven journalists collate, analyse and present vast amounts of facts and figures into interactive graphics, searchable databases and fascinating charts. When? Wednesday, 22nd September at 07:00 PM Where? 13 Norfolk Place London W2 1QJ Why? What would you do if someone handed you 90,000 unfiltered documents and … Continue Reading →

Hacks/Hackers London

Who? Hacks/Hackers London meetup What? Pub social and networking event for those who are working to help people make sense of their world. It’s for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. In the age of information overload, all their work has become … Continue Reading →