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Inside a Pioneering Italian Data Journalism Collaboration

Editor’s Note: Confiscati Bene, released in mid-December in Europe, is a pioneering data journalism collaboration that digs into the $4 billion of goods in the EU confiscated from criminals by European authorities. An international team of journalists and their allies

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Buzzfeed uses R for Data Journalism

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Buzzfeed isn’t just listicles and cat videos these days. Science journalist Peter Aldhous recently joined Buzzfeed’s editorial team, after stints at Nature, Science and New Scientist magazines. He brings with

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Safer and less careful: Bristolian’s belief about crime in their city

Bristol can breathe a sigh of relief – the city is now a safer place to live than it was a decade ago, according to the State of Bristol Report 2015. A total of 40,650 crimes were recorded between 2013

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“The losing battle against corruption: why open data is important for Africa” in Code For Africa

The biggest disease of all is not a disease. It’s corruption. But there’s a vaccine for that too. It’s called transparency – Bono, TED 2013 Continue reading on Medium »

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Hampton Police Division launches open data project

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton Police Division unveiled its open data portal Friday afternoon. The Hampton Division says it will now upload information to its website through an open data portal sponsored by the White House. Citizens will have

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Atlanta Police Launch New Crime Data Portal

The Atlanta Police Department has launched a new crime data portal. The portal is part of the city’s response to President Barack Obama’s 21st Century Policing Initiative. With the launch, Atlanta joins a growing list of cities that are providing

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Revolution Delayed: The Impact of Open Data on the Fight against Corruption

Report by RiSSC – Research Centre on Security and Crime (Italy): “In the recent years, the demand for Open Data picked up stream among stakeholders to increasing transparency and accountability of the Public Sector. Governments are supporting Open Data supply, to

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How Santa Clara uses IoT, open data to tackle NFL invasion

When the San Francisco 49ers moved into Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium, the city started applying IT strategies to managing the massive crowds. (Wikimedia Commons) Handling the massive demands of a National Football League game is still a pretty new civic

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California’s Justice System Numbers Show a Big Problem When It Comes to Race

VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. California made public a trove of data on Wednesday that shows striking racial imbalances in the state’s justice system, particularly regarding disproportionate rates of black people being

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