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#ddj: Follow the Data Driven Journalism conference

August 24th, 2010Posted by in Events

Today in Amsterdam the great and good of data journalism are gathering to discuss the tools, techniques and opportunities for journalists using and visualising data in stories.

Full details are on the event site, which explains:

Developing the know-how to use the available data more effectively, to understand it, communicate and generate stories based on it, could be a huge opportunity to breathe new life into journalism. Journalists can find new roles as “sense-makers” digging deep into data, thus making reporting more socially relevant. If done well, delivering credible information and advice could even generate revenues, opening up new perspectives on business models, aside from subscriptions and advertising.

OWNI.fr‘s Nicolas Kayser-Bril will be blogging about the day for Journalism.co.uk. To keep up with what’s being said, you can follow the Twitter hashtag #ddj below.

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