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. 

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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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Sunday, May 27 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Re-inventing public service – meet the BBC’s Local News Partnerships

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The BBC has set up a Local News Partnership to provide competence, manpower, coordination, datawork and so forth that local media (regardless their ownership, structure) would not be able to afford. With that offer the BBC has brought together traditional rivals under a collaborative umbrella. Activities include training regional journalists in data journalism techniques as well as preparing and sharing data sets. Peter Sherlock will describe how the Local News Partnership fits into the UK's data journalism landscape and the different models he sees. He will also describe the LNP's comitment to transparency and how data sets are shared.

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Peter Sherlock

Assistant Editor, BBC
Headlines about the BBC’s Local News Partnership with regional publishers have focused on the employment of 150 journalists to cover council news across the UK. But another part of the Partnership is breaking new ground too — seconding journalists from the regional Press into... Read More →

Sunday May 27, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm CEST
Auditorium 1 (Aula 1) Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen

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