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Data Journalism Today - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly




Joint event with The Media Society

This event is held to mark the launch of Data Journalism - Past, Present and Future, which is edited by John Mair, Richard Lance Keeble, Megan Lucero and Martin Moore. It is published by Abramis.

Join The Media Society and City Journalism for this exclusive event looking into the current state of play for data journalism. Speakers include:

  • Simon Rogers, Data Editor, Google News Lab
  • Rachel Oldroyd, Managing Editor, The Bureau for Investigative Journalism
  • Peter York, Cultural Commentator
  • Jonathan Hewett, City Journalism

    Simon Rogers is a City Journalism graduate and the Magellan of Data Journalism. He has in the past decade pushed it to its frontiers, before becoming data editor for Google News Lab. He is also director of the Data Journalism Awards and has taught at The University of California in Berkeley. Previously he was Twitter's first ever data editor, as well as creating the Guardian's data blog, and being the launch editor of the Guardian's website.

    Rachel Oldroyd is the managing editor for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Previously she worked for the Mail on Sunday.

    Peter York is a leading cultural commentator. He writes for The Sunday Times and will talk about the misuse of data in elections on both sides of the Atlantic.

    Jonathan Hewett leads the Interactive Pathways course at City Journalism.

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When & where

6.30pm - 8.00pmThursday 9th November 2017

Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre Tait Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom