Author Archives: Julia Greenaway

International Data Journalism

I have recently been in touch with a man named Nikhil Pahwa, Editor of Medianama, a company that provides news and analysis of digital media in India. I wanted to know if and how data journalism was any different in … Continue reading

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Who Knows Who?

‘Who Knows Who’ is an exciting webpage that shows connections between celebrities, created by Channel 4. The site creates maps of connections between famous people. You can search for stories related to the celebrity, and then take a look of … Continue reading

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Hasn’t anyone told them yet?

I was reading a shot article in the Metro yesterday morning, and couldn’t finish it. I didn’t know why so I looked at the article as a whole. Then I realised, the article was just FULL of numbers. 35 figures … Continue reading

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Wolfram Alpha

Data at its most useful for journalism?? Goals Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. (Text and image taken from http://www.wolframalpha.com) We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every … Continue reading

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Assange’s Lawyer on Data Journalism

Mark Stephens, Julian Assange’s lawyer is always seen in the media as standing behind and supporting his client. Obviously he’s an expert in law, but what does he know or think about Data Journalism? Mark stephens by juliagreenaway Julia Greenaway

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Future Human: Data Journalism

I am going to the Data Journalism event hosted by Future Human, on Wednesday 9th Feb. It is being held at the Book Club, Shoreditch, London 7-9.30pm. Speaking at the event will be: Mark Stephens- Julian Assange’s Lawyer Ben Leapman- … Continue reading

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Crime maps spreading crime?

Crime maps for where you live? Some would think it’s a wonderful idea. But others don’t agree. The map at http://www.police.uk/crime has got journalists writing away! Journalists have been able to use the crime map to criticise the move made … Continue reading

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