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EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

The conference hashtag is #EIJC18. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook  for the latest news and updates.
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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Saturday, May 26 • 9:00am - 10:15am
R I - what can R do for journalists? Intro to R

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CAR training: R I - everybody talks about this programming language - what can it do for journalists? Intro to R. R1 Getting started: So many data journalists use R - but what is it, what can it do for journalists? Intro to various key concepts, RStudio, packages, and simple plots.

Speakers
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Jonathan_Stoneman

Data journalism trainer, Freelance (UK)
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Luuk Sengers

Investigative journalist and university lecturer, Story-Based Inquiry, Groene Amsterdammer
Luuk is an independent investigative journalist, lecturer and media trainer. For the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer he writes about the effects of corporate power on our environment and climate, based on data-analysis. He also teaches research skills, data journalism and interview techniques to professionals and students and helps media and NGOs organise and carry out investigative projects. He... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 9:00am - 10:15am CEST
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