What skills do you need to become a data-driven storyteller? Join a week-long data journalism training #ddjcamp

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This post is written by Anastasia Valeeva, data journalist and member of Open Knowledge Russia, one of the local groups in the Open Knowledge Network.

European Youth Press is organising a week-long intensive training on data journalism funded by Erasmus+. It is aimed at young journalists, developers and human rights activists from 11 countries: Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Armenia, Ukraine, Montenegro, Slovakia, Denmark or Latvia.

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Together we will explore how to create a data-driven story step-by-step.

If you have always wanted to learn more about what it means to be a data-driven storyteller, then this is an opportunity not to miss! Our course was designed with wanna-be data journalists in mind and for people who have been following others’ work in this area but are looking to learn more about actually making a story themselves.

Modern journalism now requires considerable cross-border communication and collaboration. Examples of TheMigrantsFiles and Panama papers are impressive; but how do you become part of such teams?

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