Media News - Friday, April 27, 2012
The Data Journalism Handbook is a free, open-source book that aims to help journalists to use data to improve the news. It will be launched on Saturday 28th April, at Italy’s leading journalism event, the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, which attracts thousands of journalists from around the world for a week of talks and workshops. The book is an international, collaborative effort involving dozens of data journalism’s leading advocates and best practitioners - including from Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, the Chicago Tribune, Deutsche Welle, the Guardian, the Financial Times, Helsingin Sanomat, La Nacion, the New York Times, Pro Publica, the Washington Post, the Texas Tribune, Verdens Gang, Wales Online, Zeit Online and many others. The Data Journalism Handbook is an initiative of the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation. The book will be freely available at datajournalismhandbook.org under a Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike License. Additionally a printed version and an e-book will be published by O’Reilly Media. (Data Journalism Handbook)
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