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Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC15 will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday morning 10 May 2015, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 7 May. Like the previous years, the conference will take place in the centre of Brussels.
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Saturday, May 9 • 12:00 - 13:00
J-Lab (EU Commissioners' Agenda Special)

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Scraping and Crunching EU Commissioners' Agenda Data

Recently released data by the EU transparency initiative show the EU Commissioner's agendas - which stakeholders Commissioners met and what subjects they talked about. Of course, as with most governmental data, it is not available in machine readable format. That's why we got together during the Hackathon and scraped all of the data within a few hours. If you think that data might contain interesting leads or stories, come to our J-Lab and form action groups for further investigation.

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The Journalism Lab is the place to meet, share experiences and skills and develop story ideas together. Coders, journalists, programmers and scholars alike are invited to get together here. The J-Lab runs continuously every day. You can arrange with colleagues to work on ideas or journalism methods, or you can walk in as you please and see what is going on.

Speakers
avatar for Timo Grossenbacher

Timo Grossenbacher

Redaktor / Programmierer, SRF Data
Timo Grossenbacher (1987) recherchiert, analysiert und visualisiert für SRF Data, das Daten-Team des Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen. Zuvor hat er Geographie und Informatik an der Universität Zürich studiert und danach bei der Zürcher Zeitung „Tages-Anzeiger“ gearbeitet.
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Christopher Guess

Knight International Journalism Fellow, International Center For Journalists
I am a journalism fellow working with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project based in Sarajevo. I focus on both training and sustainability in independent journalism.


Saturday May 9, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
1.07 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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