Empowerment Workshop Series

20. September 2017, by Sonja Fischbauer

Part of our project’s mission is to encourage the spread of Data-driven journalism, and to make the topic more accessible to people, who would not primarily describe themselves as to be “technical”. Therefore, we are holding a series of four workshops – two this year, two in 2018. The goal is to teach (future) journalists basic DDJ skills, as well as to convey lessons of data ethics to foster a dutiful application of data in their inquiries.

Empowering future female data journalists: Two of the workshops will be for female and non-binary participants only, and we could get Austrian data journalist Katrin Nussmayr to act not only as a lead mentor for both 2017 workshops, but also as a role model to empower and encourage female journalists to venture into the field of DDJ. The language of the workshops will be German, in accordance with the target group.

Find out more on the designated Workshops page (German).


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