Markus Hametner is a Data Journalist in Austria.

Markus »fin« Hametner has been building bridges between tech and journalism since 2011. He’s a data journalist at the investigative journalism outlet Addendum.org, where he covers complex issues using data, statistics and interactive data visualisations. He has co-founded “Forum Informationsfreiheit”, the Austrian campaign for a Freedom of Information law, and has won multiple high-profile lawsuits against public bodies that denied him information.

Photo credit: Christian Müller

Basic information

Name
Markus Hametner
Expertise
Data journalist, FOI
Country
Austria
City
Vienna
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Website

Supported projects

The Right To Be Forgotten

  • Economy
  • Human Rights
  • Media

Google notifies media and information sites when an article is delinked from its search engine after a Right to be Forgotten request is approved. These notifications can reviewed, collected in a database, deleted or ignored. Which criteria does Google follow to accept or refuse a request?