Help document the state of open data and journalism in 2018 : Sunlight Foundation
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"In 2018, we’re collaborating on an ambitious new international research project that’s assessing the state of open data across a range of issues and themes, culminating in a book that will be introduced at the 5th International Open Government Data Conference in Buenos Aires in the fall of 2018. Our contribution is going to be a chapter on open data and journalism. It’s a good fit. For over a decade, Sunlight has stood up for the power of open data and journalism to inform the public, hold governments and politicians accountable, and strengthen democracies. And for almost a decade, I’ve tracked the intersection of open data, journalism, open source software and open government, publishing research on the art and science of data journalism that combines those threads....
Please weigh in on all of the history, events, research, organizations, data-driven journalism projects, and other details I missed in the initial scan – and get involved in the 21 environment scans that are underway. Thank you!"