Event: Data and News Sourcing

Friday 21 January 2011, 15:47

David Hayward David Hayward of Hayward Black Media is a writer, journalist and consultant for local TV. Twitter: @david_hbm

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Thursday 3 March, the Royal Statistical Society, London

The BBC College of Journalism, the Media Standards Trust and the Science Training for Journalists programme at the Royal Statistical Society are to hold a day of workshops and discussions on data and news sourcing. The workshops will look at four areas:

- Crowdsourcing and other innovations in news sourcing

- Open government data, data mining and the semantic web

- Crime data, technology and crime reporting

- Expert sources in science and health.

These will be rounded up in the early evening by a lively public debate with the motion: 'Transparency is bad for our health - as shown by Wikileaks.'

When:

Thursday 3 March

1.30pm - 8pm

Where:

The Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

Click Here to book tickets for the workshops

Click Here to book tickets for the Evening Debate

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