Category Archives: Interview

Interview with Open Knowledge Foundation’s Jonathan Gray

Jonathan Gray (@jwyg) went to OKF Co-Founder Rufus Pollock about five years ago with a one page document which many moons later turned into WhereDoesMyMoneyGo.org. Since then he’s been working hard to make it easier to find and reuse all kinds of … Continue reading

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Interview with Martin Moore (Media Standards Trust)

One of the latest new additions to the online journalism community has been Churnalism.com which was launched on February 27th this year. It’s the brain child of the team at the Media Standards Trust, who were set up back in … Continue reading

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Interview with Oscar Blend

I spoke to Oscar Blend in an informal interview about the evolving nature and importance of data journalism in his newsroom at the Evening Standard. He describes the divides, the prevalence and the positives/negatives of online data usage at a … Continue reading

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Interview with BBC Information Architect Silver Oliver

Silver Oliver works in the BBC’s Future Media & Technology department.  He focuses on web semantics and linked data.  This all sounds a little complicated, so we asked him to explain what the BBC is doing to keep up to … Continue reading

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How are journalists getting to grips with data journalism?

I wanted to understand just how much data driven journalism is used by journalists already in the field. When reporting a story, usually you get an original source or a press release and from that, you have to take an … Continue reading

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The Importance of Aesthetics in Data

I spoke to Belinda Parmar, founder of LadyGeek.com that deals with making technology, information and data more accessible to women. In my interview with Belinda, we discussed the accessibility of data in this day and age. I asked her whether … Continue reading

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Simon Rogers interview: Being a Data Journalist

Simon Rogers (@smfrogers) is a data journalism guru.  As Editor of The Guardian Data Store and DataBlog, he has been right at the centre of the biggest data driven stories of recent years. So what better person to interview for … Continue reading

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