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Netzwerk Recherche gathered more than 800 journalists to the conference this weekend.

Fifteen tips to get started with datajournalism

Together with editor for the Data Projects team at the Guardian, Helena Bengtsson, I did a presentation about how to get started with datajournalism on the annual conference of Netzwerk Recherche 3rd of July in Hamburg. We made a tipsheet on twelve tips, which was spread on twitter. After the presentation we have added three […]

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Training at Data Harvest 2014

Revised 15th of May 2014 Kaas & Mulvad did a lot of presentations and training at Data Harvest in Brussels 8th to 11th of May 2014 Get stories out of fresh Farmsubsidy data We have now extracted 2013 data from 25 countries, totalling 26,1 bio Euro. Last year we got data on 26,6 bio. Euro […]

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Fish subsidy data published – and a new analysis

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 […]

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Crowdsourcing in investigative journalism

In practice we can divide crowdsourcing according to the part of the journalistic process where the crowd is helping, and which tools are used to organize this help. This gives us a matrix to use for analyzing projects. You can also define projects on the basis of other categories, but here I use the journalistic […]

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Boost in farmsubsidy millionaires

Boost in farmsubsidy millionaires

Millionaires went up from 1040 to 1212 – expected to grow to more than 1400, when we get the full list from Portugal and UK. Press coverage of this years data harvesting festival for farmsubsidy.org was really good. Several medias round Europe used the material prepared by the festival in Brussels 3-4 of May 2010. […]

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Data-use explode in journalism

Data-use explode in journalism

Use of data-possibilities in investigative journalism explodes in these years. That was one of my statements at the 7th Global Conference for Investigative Journalism and Computer-Assisted Reporting. With more than 500 participants from over 80 countries the conference in Geneva from 22th to 25th of April 2010 was a big revitalization of the network. The […]

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New report from Pew trustable Fund

EU Fish Subsidies fail

EU subsidies to fish industry has not achived a fall in fishing capacity in the seven years 2000-2006, which was the goal of the the Financial Instrument for Fisheries Guidance (FIFG). This is the main conclusion in a new report from Pew Environment Group. This has contributed to the worsening status of some stocks and […]

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