Tagpage #datarvest13

News - “Data is raw information, devoid of subjective interpretation”


BRUSSELS – Blaž Zgaga is a busy man. The In the Name of the State trilogy that he co-authored with colleague Matej Šurc, about illegal arms trade in Slovenia during the Yugoslav Wars in the 1990s, is booming in the Balkans. He recently co-founded the Slovene Centre for Investigative Journalism and was involved in ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks project. A look at Offshore Leaks from a Slovenian point of view.


News - "People are even talking about it through WhatsApp"


BRUSSELS - Mar Cabra is one of Spain's most famous data journalists. Vice-president of the Spanish chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation, she also teaches data journalism in two master degrees and coordinates monthly workshops on the topic in Madrid. She is a member of ICIJ and was very closely involved in the recent Offshore Leaks project. And what's more: she'll be speaking at #dataharvest13 on 3 and 4 May in Brussels.