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NODA17: A few picks from the Nordic data journalism conference

The Nordic Data Journalism conference 2017 starts on Friday 27 January in Odense, Denmark. The main event focuses on focuses on the practical side of data journalism. There is also an academic track on Friday, presenting the latest research on the topic. Here are a few picks from the academic programme. At 10.55, Carl-Gustav Lindén … Continued


Ecrea 2016, photo: Pasi Ikonen

ECREA2016: Materials from the conference

The biggest conference for European communication research, ECREA 2016 was held in Prague in the beginning of November. There was a lot of discussion going off- and online during the event. We collected some material here. The full abstracts of presentations are only available for registered delegates. Find them from the conference website. Presentations and … Continued


EVENT: Constructive Journalism conference

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences organises the very first Constructive Journalism conference in Zwolle, the Netherlands. The event will take place on Friday the 2nd of December. The program consists of presentations, case stories, and panel discussions with four themes: Business Model. Is it good for business? Community Building. Does constructive approaches strengthen it? Tools of the … Continued


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ECREA2016: Mediated (Dis)Continuities

The 6th European Communication Conference is about to begin in Prague, Czech Republic. The event is arranged by the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), and is entitled “Mediated (Dis)Continuities: Contesting Pasts, Presents and Futures”. Most of the preconferences will start today, but the earliest have already finished. As suggested by the conference’s heading, … Continued


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EVENT: Computation + Journalism symposium presentations online

Stanford University held a two-day symposium on 30 September and 1 October titled “Exploring the interface between journalism and computing”. The Computational + Journalism symposium gathered together academics and industry people to talk about journalism and algorithms, including topics such as election deception, visualisations and machine learning. The presentations from the conference were recorded and are available online. … Continued


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ECPMF2016: Together for independent journalism

Text by Pauline Betche From 6 to 7 October 2016, media workers, experts and journalists meet in Leipzig, Germany, for this year’s European Media Freedom Conference. The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) invited speakers and attendees from a variety of backgrounds. The annual conference focuses not only on the challenges media freedom … Continued


CEECOM2016: Central and East European Media Conference now live

The 9th International Central and East European Media Conference (CEECOM) begun yesterday (June 16th). The event is now in full swing in Tartu, Estonia, and can be followed online through various media. This year’s CEECOM is entitled “Media and Communication studies: bridging disciplines, bridging countries”. In addition to the main event, CEECOM 2016 featured a … Continued


WPFD2016: In celebration and support of press freedom

The annual Press Freedom Day’s celebrations are underway in Helsinki, Finland. Organised by UNESCO, the three-day event commemorates the 25th anniversary of the so-called Winhoek declaration, which led to the day to be established. The event features a varied programme, including a full two-day research seminar on the safety of journalists. The seminar includes 17 … Continued


NODA16: Takeaways from the preconference

The Nordic Data Journalism conference (NODA16) ended with a well-attended presentation on the so-called Panama Papers project, on Saturday (23.4.). In addition to its professional focus, the event featured an academic pre-conference on Thursday (21.4.). The full academic sessions are available as videos, but here are some of our favourite takeaways. Paul Bradshaw, of Birmingham … Continued