BRUSSELS - Journalismfund.eu has launched its new website today. The application form, archive functions and general lay-out and usability have been improved. At the same time there is a new call for proposals.
Farmsubsidy.org & OpenDataCity join forces for the Knight News Challenge
BRUSSELS - The Farmsubsidy.org data are a unique source to follow EU spending of billions of tax payers money. But it is hard to make this amount of data easily accessible. So Farmsubsidy.org has joined forces with Open Data City to build a tool that makes Farmsubsidy data visible and easily accessible. Potentially this can become a tool for other EU spending data too.
Entries for African Investigative Journalism Awards open
JOHANNESBURG - The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is seeking entries to the 2012 African Investigative Journalism Awards, which recognizes outstanding investigative reporting in Africa. The deadline is 31 August 2012.
Report looks into state of journalistic online start-ups
OXFORD - A study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism focusing on the Western European online news landscape analysed nine journalistic online start-ups from Germany, France and Italy. Out of all nine organisations examined only two broke even: the French Mediapart and the German Perlentaucher.
'In the Name of the State III' best-selling book in Slovenia
LJUBLJANA - The third volume of the In the Name of the State trilogy, 'Cover-up', a project funded by Journalismfund.eu, reached the n° 1 position in the May bestsellers top ten of Slovenian bookstores.
Did you miss the Data Harvest Conference? Have a look here
BRUSSELS - From the 6th till the 8th of May 2012 the European Data Harvest Conference brought together the cream of European data journalism in Brussels. If you missed it this time, read the below report. And make sure to join next year from the 9th to the 11th of May 2013.
BRUSSELS - Come to the Data Harvest conference in Brussels from May 6th-8th 2012. Get freshly harvested Farmsubsidy.org data, meet the most interesting journalists in the field of data journalism and visualisation, freedom of information, visualisation and cross-border reporting.