open data

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Is Data Journalism any more open?

What does the shortlist of the open data category of the Data journalism awards tell us about data journalism’s approach to open data....

Why open data needs to be "Citizen literate"

A “data literate” citizen isn’t someone who knows how to handle a spreadsheet — it’s someone who inherently understands the value of data in decision making....

How open is open data journalism?

Simon Rogers published a post last week that asked “What does data journalism look like in 2016?”. For Rogers, the winners of the data journalism awards“...

Media Mill: Open data newsletter and slides

You may have noticed that I’ve been posting about Open Data a lot recently. It’s mainly because of a project that I’m working...

Open data and rent-seeking economies

Yesterday, I was introduced to a concept I hadn’t heard of before – rent seeking behaviour.  Its an economics term that essentially means that instead of...

Pulling policing data into Google sheets

Last week I had a regional newspaper group in for a few days exploring lots of different things. One area that popped up was data and...

Open data: What can we expect from the conservatives?

We have a conservative government in the UK for the next five years.  I’ve been looking at open data a lot for some research that...

Open data overload:yorkopendata and #localdata15

For the last week it’s feels like my life has been all about opendata. My immersion into the world of open data that started last...

Reflecting on the Leeds #Datadive

Last Friday night,  I found myself in a sun filled loft workshop in Leeds. All the people in the room seemed to be in one corner,...

Refelcting on the #ODISummit

Over the last two days I’ve been in London getting my head around the Open Data community at the Open Data institute’s second Open...

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