NICAR: Open government, Gov 2.0 and open data journalism
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NICAR: Open government, Gov 2.0 and open data journalism NICAR: Open government, Gov 2.0 and open data journalism Presentation Transcript

  • Open Data
  • We spread the knowledge ofinnovators around the world.
  • Technology publishing
  • Integrated media and conferences
  • Online publishing at Radar
  • Makers and open source hardware
  • In the 1990s, government and civilsociety spread the Internet globally
  • In the 2000s, mobile phones and social networking connected us ever more
  • Thestream
  • In the 2010s, big data will change everything again. Image Credit: Real Time Rome from
  • Open data allows citizens to be generative in new ways
  • Platforms for citizens to self-organize Image Credit: ITO World
  • HHS Community Health Data
  • An expanding number of data sources
  • Open government data platforms
  • Commercial and industry data
  • Social data and crisis data
  • Civic startups & media-generated data
  • “Traffic on the NYC Health Department’srestaurant inspection site has gone from10,000 hits per month to 124,000” - New York Times
  • Public-private data hybrids
  • “If Stage 1 of data journalism was “find and scrape data,” then… Stage 2 was “ask government agencies to release data” in easy to use formats. Stage 3 is going to be “make your own data”, and those sources of data are going to be automated and updated in real-time.” -JavaunMoradi, NPR
  • "The transparency genie is out of the bottle — world wide — and its not going back into the darkness of that lantern ever again. Progress will be slow, but it will be progress.” - Ellen Miller, Sunlight Foundation
  • Transparency is not enoughData illiteracy is leading to a new data divide.Risk: open data empowers the empowered. Illustration: Brock Davis
  • Bridge thedata divide Digital signage on the cheap
  • “Data-driven journalism is the future” Source: Tim Berners-Lee in the Guardian
  • Co-create a stronger union
  • Find