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  • Data Journalism and the Remaking of Data Infrastructures

    University of Bath | Institute for Policy Research |14 September 2016 Liliana Bounegru | University of Groningen and University of Ghent | lilianabounegru.org

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  • Rogers, S. (2011). Data journalism broken down: what we do to the data before you see it.https://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2011/apr/07/data-journalism-workflow

    https://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2011/apr/07/data-journalism-workflow

  • Just good enough data ... creates a shared space for discussion that can communicate community awareness of pollution events to regulators. (Gabrys, J. & Pritchard, H. 2015. Next-Generation Environmental Sensing: Moving Beyond Regulatory Benchmarks for Citizen-Gathered Data.)

  • Data have publics

  • Data journalism and the making and remaking of data infrastructures

    1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures2. Data journalism and tool ecologies for the valorisation of data

  • CHANGING WHAT COUNTSCHANGING WHAT COUNTS

    HOW CAN CITIZEN-GENERATED AND CIVIL SOCIETY DATA BE USED AS AN ADVOCACY TOOL TO CHANGE OFFICIAL DATA COLLECTION?

    Jonathan Gray

    Danny Lmmerhirt

    Liliana Bounegru

  • Bounegru, L. & Venturini, T. (forthcoming). Mapping Journalism Code Ecologies for the Valorisation of Data on GitHub.

  • Data journalism and the making and remaking of data infrastructures

    1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures2. Data journalism and tool ecologies for the valorisation of data

  • 1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures: some tactics and examples

    1.1 Make your own data1.2 Reverse engineering

  • 1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures: some tactics and examples

    1.1 Make your own data1.2 Reverse engineering

  • Moradi, J. (2011). What do open sensor networks mean for journalism? http://javaunmoradi.com/blog/2011/12/16/what-do-open-sensor-networks-mean-for-journalism/

    If stage 1 of data journalism was find and scrape data, then stage 2 was ask government agencies to release

    data, in easy to use formats. Stage 3 is going to be make your own data.

  • http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2015/jun/01/the-counted-police-killings-us-database

    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2015/jun/01/the-counted-police-killings-us-database

  • https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/08/fbi-chief-says-ridiculous-guardian-washington-post-better-information-police-shootings

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/08/fbi-chief-says-ridiculous-guardian-washington-post-better-information-police-shootings

  • 1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures: some tactics and examples

    1.1 Make your own data1.2 Reverse engineering

  • First: John Middle: Last: Public DOB: 01/01/1975 SSN: 1234 State: Colorado

    First: John Middle: Q. Last: Public DOB: 01/01/1975 SSN: 1234 State: Kansas

    Potential match

    http://projects.aljazeera.com/2014/double-voters/

  • Data journalism and the making and remaking of data infrastructures

    1. Data journalism as intervention in data infrastructures2. Data journalism and tool ecologies for the valorisation of data

  • https://d3js.org/

  • https://github.com/search?q=stars:%3E1&s=stars&type=Repositories

    https://github.com/search?q=stars:%3E1&s=stars&type=Repositories

  • Bounegru, L. & Venturini, T. (forthcoming). Mapping Journalism Code Ecologies for the Valorisation of Data on GitHub.

  • https://github.com/california-civic-data-coalition/django-calaccess-raw-data

    https://github.com/california-civic-data-coalition/django-calaccess-raw-data

  • https://sunlightlabs.github.io/congress/

    https://sunlightlabs.github.io/congress/

  • https://securedrop.org/

  • https://github.com/themarshallproject/klaxon

    https://github.com/themarshallproject/klaxon

  • https://github.com/wnyc/django-crowdsourcing

    https://github.com/wnyc/django-crowdsourcing

  • https://github.com/sunlightlabs/openstates

    https://github.com/sunlightlabs/openstates

  • The mediating capacities of journalism code.

  • https://github.com/newsdev/elex

    https://github.com/newsdev/elex

  • https://github.com/motherjones/grunt-gss-pull

    https://github.com/motherjones/grunt-gss-pull

  • Thank You!Liliana Bounegru | University of Groningen and University of Ghent |

    lilianabounegru.org | @bb_liliana

    http://lilianabounegru.orghttps://twitter.com/bb_liliana