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Data and News Sourcing - afternoon workshops

BBC College of Journalism, Media Standards Trust, & Royal Statistical Society

Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)

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The BBC College of Journalism, Media Standards Trust and the science training for journalists programme at the Royal Statistical Society are holding an afternoon of workshops and discussions on data and news sourcing

 

The workshops will look at four areas:

Crowdsourcing and other innovations in news sourcing

o    Chair - Professor George Brock (City University Journalism School)

o    Paul Lewis (Guardian, Special projects editor)

o    Professor Paul Bradshaw (City University/ helpmeinvestigate.com)

o    Turi Munthe (Demotix)

o    Bella Hurrell (editor, BBC online specials team)


Open government data, data mining, and the semantic web

o    Chair – Martin Moore (Media Standards Trust)

o    Professor Nigel Shadbolt (Web Science Trust)

o    Chris Taggart (openlylocal.com)

o    Alex Wood (BBC, notonthewires)

o    Emer Coleman (Director of Digital Projects GLA, London Datastore)


Crime data, technology and crime reporting

David Hayward (BBC College of Journalism)

o    Michael Blastland (Author, science journalist)

o    Dominic Casciani (BBC Home Affairs correspondent)

o    Andrew Trotter (Chief Constable British Transport Police, ACPO) 

o    Conrad Quilty-Harper (Telegraph data mapping reporter, City Uni)

Expert sources in science and health

o    Chair - Kevin Marsh (BBC College of Journalism)

o    Dr. Ben Goldacre (Bad Science)

o    Fiona Fox (Science Media Centre)

o    Mark Henderson (The Times, science editor)

o    Ed Yong (writer, Not Exactly Rocket Science)

To attend this afternoon session of workshops please sign up to this event page

If you would also like to attend the evening debate on the limits of transparency (speakers TBC) which will follow these workshops, please sign up separately here: www.datasourcingdebate.eventbrite.com

 


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Royal Statistical Society
12 Errol St
EC1Y 8LX London
United Kingdom

Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)


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