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. […]
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 […]
Panel at the global investigative journalism conference in Geneva 22th of April 2010 By firstname.lastname@example.org Computer-Assisted Reporting has spread from US to the rest of the World. But still it’s only rarely spread. Main tendencies today 1. Journalists and medias are behind due to the fact that we hate numbers, data and information technology. 2. […]
Panel at the global investigative journalism conference in Geneva 23th of April 2010 By email@example.com In many years US was seen as the leader in Computer-Assisted Reporting, due to the fact that it was easy to get data in US, and much more difficult in other countries. But this is also build on a misunderstanding. […]
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 […]
A short film (6 minutes) telling the story of how a small group of European journalists, researchers and computer programmers uncovered the secrets of the European Union’s 55 billion euro a year. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz_rMvIPEDI[/youtube] Nils Mulvad is part of the network and do the data analysis in the project for all 27 EU memberstates.
Written the 13. November 2009 by Nils Mulvad New way of following the political process and the individual politicians are emerging. We see different business models, and this will grow in the coming years. We see scraping of all kind of data from parliaments websites and politicians blogs and pages on Facebook and Twitter etc. […]
Written 17. July 2009 by Nils Mulvad The International Herald Tribune today have an in-depth story on the structure of European farm subsidies. Their story is based on the data published by the 27 member states of EU and extracted by Farmsubsidy.org. Kaas & Mulvad do the extraction and are responsible for data gathering and […]