Christina Elmer

member of editorial board Spiegel Online

Christina Elmer

Christina Elmer is member of the editorial board at SPIEGEL ONLINE, where she had previously established the data journalism department. She also trains journalists in data reporting and online research.

Before she joined SPIEGEL ONLINE as a science editor in 2013, Elmer worked at Stern magazine’s investigative unit. Her journalistic career began in 2007 at the German press agency dpa, where she was part of a team which set up Germany’s first department for data journalism and computer assisted reporting. Elmer studied Journalism and Biology. As a board member of netzwerk recherche, Germany’s largest association supporting investigative reporters, she is actively engaged in pushing data journalism forward and encouraging colleagues to use new techniques and tools.

Christina Elmer wrote a chapter in the Data Journalism Handbook 2 on Algorithms in the Spotlight: Collaborative Investigations at Spiegel Online.



IJF 2018

Christina Elmer will speak at the following events:

14:00 - 15:15  thursday 12 april 2018
Palazzo Sorbello
Why algorithms will define our lives soon and what that means for the media industry
15:15 - 16:15  friday 13 april 2018
Sala della Vaccara
How to run a global investigation into Facebook with machine learning

IJF 2017

Christina Elmer will speak at the following events:

09:30 - 10:45  thursday 6 april 2017
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani
Collaborating with algorithms
15:00 - 16:15  friday 7 april 2017
Hotel Sangallo
The state of data journalism in post-Brexit Europe


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