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With Great Power...

“With great power comes great responsibility” – Uncle Ben, in Spiderman

So if you, like me, have been somewhat queasy about rush to dig up salacious materials on anyone quasi-famous in the wake of the… 560 more words


Media Mashup: August 28, 2015

Email Addiction?

A survey of white-collar workers by Adobe Systems has discovered a new addiction among Americans: email.

The survey found that people use email six hours a day and more than 30 hours a week. 216 more words

Columbia Journalism Review

Corporate corruption, data journalism for social justice and working with government-piloting new approaches with Code4SA

It’s rare to come across a gem like Code4SA, a Cape Town based organisation which uses data and technology to change lives.  They combine strong developer skills with an impressive ability to bring together all the right people-technologists, civil society, journalists and other key stakeholders to tackle issues around social justice.   373 more words

Democratic Transparency/Accountability

What's the Most Important Day of a Golf Major?

You might think that every single day of a golf major is as important as every other. You might be thinking that every shot is just as important as every other shot, and that”being clutch” doesn’t factor into a golf equation. 358 more words

Data Journalism

Meet Matter Five:Matter VCs Millennial Startups

Last week, Matter VC opened their garage door for the fifth time to welcome in six new companies and fifteen new entrepreneurs into their space to kick off the program with a weeklong design-thinking bootcamp. 2,282 more words

Hacking Journalism

VIDEO: Jornalismo de Dados - "Dados no contexto digital"

Inês Rodrigues interviewed me and a bunch of other people for a Portuguese video project about data journalism. The results can be seen in the video above, while you can also watch longer versions of the individual interviews with experts including Alberto Cairo, Simon Rogers and Raquel Albuquerque, and separate videos on subjects such as open access (in Portuguese). I’ve embedded these below.

Online Journalism

Making the global local: Applying data journalism to bring stories closer to home

There has been a lot of coverage of the anniversary of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Long argued to have been the event which brought about the end for the Second World War, but also an event which killed tens of thousands of innocent people. 393 more words

Data Journalism