Category Archives: journalism

Open data for public sector organisations

My talk from #wmod10 on slideshare  Wmro open data talk View more presentations from Andrew Mackenzie.

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Journalism in April

Follow the money. Tools for reporters investigating companies The Investigative Dashboard, or ID, is a space for investigative journalists and citizen reporters to find resources, share information, and learn new ‘tricks of the trade’. ID is not, however, just a collection of tools and tips. It is also part of an international initiative to encourage […]

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Local democracy

Council decision-making is ‘more secretive today than ever’ – Roy Greenslade Guardian April 15th Political Studies Association paper J Morrison: Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by local newspapers download pdf   Hansard Society report Digital citizens & democratic engagement download pdf   Opening up local election data “As well as the […]

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News organisations and linked data

10 Reasons Why News Organizations Should Use ‘Linked Data’
 Linked data can boost SEO (search engine optimization). Linked data allows others to link to your site more easily. It helps you build services based on your content. It enables other people to build services based on your content that you could profit from. It allows […]

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