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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
Mapping the war on ISIL

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Five European nations are bombing the Islamic State alongside the U.S. and others in Iraq, another handful of countries are bombing Syria – and yet very little is known about it. Keeping an eye on those in power becomes increasingly difficulty when the warring nations are flying several kilometers above the ground. By using using data from daily press releases and geocoding, Dagbladet Information has created an interactive map that shows the progress of the war as well as the intensity of air strikes, written data-driven stories on major battles and used the data in a series of articles criticising the lack of transparency in the new war in Iraq.  Special site for war against ISIL: http://www.information.dk/databloggen/512819, Lighter English version: http://www.information.dk/databloggen/515038, Data-driven story on the battle of Kobane: http://www.information.dk/databloggen/524725

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Rasmus Raun Westh

Data journo and security reporter, Dagbladet Information
I'm a multimedia reporter covering security issues, primarily the conduct of Western nations in the current war against the Islamic State. Previously based in Cairo, New York, Istanbul. Arabic student. Other interests include migration, the Middle East (especially Egypt, Syria, Iraq & Libya), the Nile basin, East Africa, transparency issues, crime, international law & development. I mostly write and do #dataviz these days, but I'm a big fan of... Read More →


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

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