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DJ Showcase: Final Work of Participants in ICFJ Data Journalism Workshop

The three day ICFJ Data Journalism workshop in Delhi held between 5th to 7th September 2014 culminated in all the participants being divided into groups to work on real life stories using freshly learnt techniques in data scraping, cleaning and visualization. Ideas ranged from Narendra Modi’s popularity on Twitter to changing pattern of media ownership; from transformation of India into a cashless economy to the changing definition of middle class in India.

Here are examples of some of the work that various teams produced at the end of the workshop.

Complaints against police (An Infographic on statistics on complaints against police and conviction rates)

Cashless in India (A data-based story on how India is turning to electronic transactions)

Class Calculator (A tool to calculate which economic category a consumer belongs based on consumption pattern)

Inside Media (An investigation into how ownership patterns have changed in top six most valuable  media companies in India)

Terror Statistics (A data-based story on the cost of conviction on terror cases)

There were more such. Some of them were

Online Video Advertising: The Reality

Crime Against Women in India

Narendra Modi vs Other Global Leaders: Popularity on Twitter

Modi Teri Ganga Maili (Ganga Action Plan)

They either do not have their work available online or if they have, Datajourno does not have those links.

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First Data Journalism Bootcamp Starts in Delhi

A 3-day data journalism bootcamp, co-hosted by the International Center for Journalists, the Hindustan Times, Hacks/Hackers New Delhi, Data{Meet} and the 9.9 School of Communication started on Friday in the National Capital Region of Delhi, India. The program—the first of its kind—has managed to attract a mix of veteran data journalists, young media professionals, data science enthusiasts, developers and designers.

More than 60 participants are participating in the workshop, which is seeing some good cross fertilization of ideas among journalists from different types of media and techies. The speakers and mentors are the who’s who of Indian open data/data journalism community, while some of the most well-known data journalists and professionals are participating in the program.

Over the next two days, the participants will work on real life stories involving data.

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