September 30th, 2013 | by EJC
About 47 hours ago, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) in response to the Pakistan Earthquake. The activation request was for 48 hours, so the deployment will soon phase out.
September 9th, 2013 | by EJC
At the end of 2014, Dutch, British, US and other NATO troops will end their frontline role in the Afghanistan war. We have been witnessing active online debate with analyses and predictions about the future of
August 12th, 2013 | by EJC
June 30th: the first anniversary of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi since he was voted the first president after the January 25 revolution. Egyptians flooded to the street, calling for Morsi to step down after Egyptians claimed he was incompetent and had not fulfilled any of
July 15th, 2013 | by EJC
Personalisation is crucial when it comes to the use of social media . As Steve Buttry points out, journalists’ individual use can play an important role in finding sources, building trust through engaging with people, and increasing reach by sharing a newswire’s published contents
June 4th, 2013 | by EJC
Researchers from QCRI analysed 2 million tweets from Oklahoma Tornado that happened in May, 2013. Here are the findings.
May 21st, 2013 | by EJC
On 1-2 June 2013, the EJC and De Persgroep, a leading media company in the Flemish/Dutch media landscape, will organise a hackathon as part of the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) Global events in Asse, Belgium. Take a look at what we are planning and join us there
May 13th, 2013 | by EJC
Lisa Dupuy, an aspiring journalist working on the Emergency Journalism initiative at the European Journalism Centre investigates the big debate on 'big data'
May 6th, 2013 | by EJC
Gemma van der Kamp, a Dutch journalist investigates a new tool called Mattermap that allows journalists to curate 'context' instead of merely 'contents'.
April 23rd, 2013 | by EJC
In the past week, we witnessed a series of natural and man-made emergencies in the world varying from the Boston Marathon bombings to the devastating earthquake in Sichuan, as well as hundreds of people killed in the Damascus
April 19th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Moran Barkai , and originally published on 22 February, 2013 at Data Driven Journalism. Republished with permission.