Nils Mulvad, editor at Kaas & Mulvad, associate professor at The Danish School of Media and Journalism, session When to Scrape: Tools and techniques. Saturday 1st of March 2014, Baltimore, Nicar Scraping data on a daily basis on foreing workers in Denmark – purpose to help controlling fair payment is paid to the workers. Foto: […]
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Google Fusion Open Refine Helium Scraper Social and mobile media for investigative journalism. Paul Myers: Researchclinic Pitch of Investigative Reporting Denmank and a concrete cross-border project on pesticides. Material for the network-meeting on climate and environment. Handout with methods, findings and tips for uncovering secrets in food and nature. We will upload material, when it […]
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Tools and tricks for extracting data from the web. [View the story “Scraping for data” on Storify]
Gathering and archiving information from social media, fact-checking, crowdsourcing, using big datasets and interactive graphics are all methods to be shared and developed both in the coverage of events and investigative journalism.
Education in journalism will get the same turmoil as the media have been through for the last 20 years. It begins now in big scale.
Close to 100 journalists, vizualisers and hackers gathered data and shared methods 6th to 8th of May 2012 in Brussels.
Fishsubsidy.org: New online database of €1.1 billion in EU fisheries subsidies; concerns about declining data standards Fishsubsidy.org, the transparency project which in 2009 launched an online database of EU fisheries subsidies from 1994 to 2006, has launched a new database of payments under the European Fisheries Fund, from 2007 to 2010. The fisheries subsidy database […]
It conflicts with human rights to publish names and amounts on recipients of EU farm subsidies. This has the European Court of Justice decided. Germany and Ireland have now shut down their websites, but the information can be found on farmsubsidy.org. Today it’s hard to tell the consequenses of the decission. See Jack Thurstons, Brigitte […]
Farmsubsidy.org has released information on farm subsidies for all 27 EU memberstates for free and made the database searchable in a simple way. Danish payments of EU farm subsidies got journalist Kjeld Hansen and I access to in 2004. Several stories followed in Danish medias. It was a breakthrough, because it was the first country in EU […]