- finding and obtaining data: open data, large-scale data platforms, freedom-of-information requests, web scraping
- working with data in various formats, cleaning messy and purposefully obfuscated data with OpenRefine
- building stories from data, ethics of working with large datasets
- principles of effective and truthful visualization
This course is intended for junior journalists working in small to medium newsrooms or journalism projects. Students pursuing a career in journalism can also join. We also invite applications from advanced undergraduate students who have adequate prior study or engagement experience on the subject and make a compelling case in their application/statement of interest.
Good English and access to a personal laptop required. No specific computer experience assumed.
The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.
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