Turkey's First Data Journalism Website

Turkey's First Data Journalism Website

Organisation: Dag Medya (Turkey)

Publication Date: 04/08/2016

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Size of team/newsroom:small

Description

Dag Medya continued in 2012-2016 with its effort to use data as new raw material for journalism and to contribute to open data in Turkey while reporting or as a way to activate demand of more public information. Only last year Dag Medya organized 40 Open Data and Data Journalism workshop for journalists, NGOs& academics and almost reached 4 thousand 500 people. https://www.google.com.tr/search?q=veri+gazetecili%C4%9Fi&biw=1366&bih=623&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwjk-7OZ5v_LAhVLfhoKHQUBAyYQ_AUIBigB

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

We are pioneers in Turkey about Open Data and Data Journalism since 2013. We do workshops, we go Turkey's most remote regions for improving data literacy. We are currently working on Turkey's first MOOC about Data Journalism in Turkish.

Technologies used for this project:

We use almost all open source tools about open data and data journalism in our workshops.
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