A Chinese-language version of The Data Journalism Handbook, an open-access, crowd-sourced, online reference guide to the emerging field of data journalism, is now available online.
In this weeklong workshop, taught by NICAR and hosted by the JMSC, you will learn to acquire electronic information, to ask and negotiate for data from official sources, use spreadsheets and databases to analyze information and translate that information into compelling stories.
Joel Gurin will talk on Thursday, 30 October from 1-2pm how businesses are putting open government data to work. He will describe different revenue models, the kinds of data found most useful, and what both startups and established businesses can learn from these case studies. He will share insights from the Governance Lab's Open Data 500 project, which is the first comprehensive study of U.S.-based companies that use open government data as a key business resource.
Quality video journalism combined with text offers stories increased depth and can add months of published life to a text article that may otherwise be forgotten in days, according to Ian Lang, an award-winning television […]
The study of Open Data in Asia by Waltraut Ritter draws on field research and interviews in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
The EU is China’s top trading partner. During this luncheon discussion, panelists will explore the evolving relationship between China and Europe; the latest trends in trade and investment; the scope for cooperation particularly on global issues such as climate change and food security; roadblocks to collaboration; and China’s geopolitical role and foreign policy positions in the context of Europe’s economic crisis and the Ukraine troubles.
A JMSC position paper urging increased legal protection for creators of parodies and similar literary or artistic expression was repeatedly cited by the Hong Kong government in its report on a recently concluded public consultation on copyright law reform.