data journalism 2014 (provisional programme - latest update thursday 24/04/2014 07:44)


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OPENING EVENT

wednesday 30

thursday 1

The year in data journalism

Data journalism is evolving at a rapid pace. Since last year’s International Journalism Festival we have seen many data stories breaking and data projects appearing around the world. We’ve see...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The year in data journalism

From idea to story: planning the data journalism story (beginner)

Data Driven Journalism has changed the way we produce and communicate stories. But how can we succeed in finding a balance between planning the production, research and investigation, correct data c...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

From idea to story: planning the data journalism story (beginner)

Data journalism tools: maps (beginner)

Visualizing geo-localised data on maps is one of the most classical format of Data Driven Journalism, but it is an always evolving field: each year new tools and practices appear and regenerate data...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: maps (beginner)

Interactive storytelling (intermediate)

Data visualisation and multimedia stories are some of the most important contributions of technology to high quality journalism. New tools and techniques allow information to be presented in a much ...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Interactive storytelling (intermediate)

friday 2

Data journalism for small newsrooms

Great Data Driven Journalism is too often associated with large and famous newsrooms, which invested in the field early and built big teams of news apps developers and data journalists (like the New...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Data journalism for small newsrooms

Data journalism tools: spreadsheets (intermediate)

Spreadsheets can be a journalist best friend: they can help you make sense of your data and are so easy to use compared to other data analysis tools! This course will take you beyond the basics so...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: spreadsheets (intermediate)

Investigating crime and corruption data (intermediate)

The amount of criminal money washing around the world each year is estimated at $2 trillion, and it affects everything from health and human rights to democracy and national security. Investigative ...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Investigating crime and corruption data (intermediate)

Data journalism tools: social media data (beginner)

Data journalists are not alone: every month sees the arrival of new tools designed to help journalists, data scientists and activists to analyse and visualise data. CartoDB, Datawrapper, Fusion Tabl...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: social media data (beginner)

saturday 3

Data, fact-finding and breaking news

Collect, verify and analyse data for better conflict and disaster reporting. Today's technology allows us to gather and investigate on the ground reports of conflict and disasters without physically...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Data, fact-finding and breaking news

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 1: aerial photography

Learn about DIY aerial photography using kites and balloons: fly a kite or balloon, map an area of Perugia, learn how to make a composite aerial photograph using MapKnitter, and learn how to inte...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 1: aerial photography

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 2: map-making

Learn about DIY aerial photography using kites and balloons: fly a kite or balloon, map an area of Perugia, learn how to make a composite aerial photograph using MapKnitter, and learn how to inte...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 2: map-making

Web scraping for non programmers (intermediate)

Many times the data you need is not easily accessible – although it does exist. As much as we wish everything was available in CSV or the format of our choice – most data is published in differe...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Web scraping for non programmers (intermediate)

Privacy and digital security (beginner)

As journalists become more heavily dependent on digital technologies for their work, it becomes more imperative that they exercise fluent control of the sensitive information they manage. Digital ...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Privacy and digital security (beginner)

sunday 4

Data journalism in Italy and the Mediterranean area: from niche to mainstream

From the New York Times to the Guardian, US and UK newspapers have been at the forefront of developments in the use of data journalism. In the last few years, media organisations in Spain and Ital...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Data journalism in Italy and the Mediterranean area: from niche to mainstream


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