Category Archives: datajournalism

New Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press

To coincide with the launch of The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice, today we’re also launching a new Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press. This is co-edited together with Tobias Blanke, Liliana Bounegru, Carolin Gerlitz, Sabine Niederer and Richard Rogers. We are particularly pleased to have this series based at […]

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“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice” now published on Amsterdam University Press

The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice (which I co-edited with Liliana Bounegru) is out today on Amsterdam University Press (AUP) as part of a new Digital Studies book series which is also launching today. It is also available as an open access PDF which you can find linked to from the book’s […]

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“Data Worlds” under contract with MIT Press

I’m pleased to announce that my book on Data Worlds: The Politics Open and Public Data in the Digital Age is now under contract at MIT Press. 🎊 📖 The book has been a long time in the making and builds on over a decade of research and engagements with public data practices, cultures, projects […]

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Twelve Challenges for Critical Data Practice

As we’re in the final stages of editorial for the Data Journalism Handbook (forthcoming on Amsterdam University Press) Liliana Bounegru and I are curious to hear from those who have read and/or used the online beta of the book. In particular we’re curious to learn about any projects or activities which were prompted by the “Twelve […]

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Book chapter: “What a difference a dataset makes? Data journalism and/as data activism”, Data in Society, (Policy Press, 2019)

A book chapter on  “What a difference a dataset makes? Data journalism and/as data activism” co-authored with Liliana Bounegru has just been published in a new book Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation on Policy Press. The preprint is available here and an excerpt from the introduction and full reference are copied below.

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New Chinese Translation of Public Data Lab’s “A Field Guide to ‘Fake News’ and Other Information Disorders”

I’ve just received a copy of a new Chinese translation of the Public Data Lab‘s “A Field Guide to ‘Fake News’ and Other Information Disorders” which has been published by the Quality News Development Association (優質新聞發展協會) in Taipei. I’ve been told that a free digital copy is forthcoming, and in the mean time printed copies […]

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Abstract for “Fog of Finance? Visualising Offshore and the Aesthetics of Uncertainty” at MoneyLab #6, University of Siegen

Following is the abstract for our contribution on “The Fog of Finance? Visualising Offshore and the Aesthetics of Uncertainty” at the upcoming MoneyLab #6: Infrastructures of Money hosted by the Institute of Network Cultures and the University of Siegen. This is based on a collaboration between the Tax Justice Network, the University of Sussex, Density Design and the […]

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New Book Chapter: “Making Data Public? The Open Data Index as Participatory Device” in Good Data (Amsterdam, Institute of Network Cultures: 2019)

A book chapter on “Making Data Public? The Open Data Index as Participatory Device” co-authored with Danny Lämmerhirt has just been published in a new open access book on Good Data. The book is part of the Theory on Demand series of the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam, founded by media theorist and activist […]

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Interview on new edition of Data Journalism Handbook

As Liliana Bounegru and I are preparing the manuscript of the Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice (forthcoming, Amsterdam University Press), here is the full transcript of an interview we did about the book with the European Journalism Centre in December 2018, selections of which were published here and here. Why another Data Journalism Handbook?  […]

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Table of contents and chapter previews for “The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice”

As we announced last year, Liliana Bounegru and I are currently co-editing a new edition of the The Data Journalism Handbook which will be published on Amsterdam University Press next year. As it says in the introduction, the book is “a collective experiment in accounting for data journalism practices and a collective invitation to explore […]

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