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Journalists today are faced with an overwhelming abundance of data – from large collections of leaked documents, to public databases about lobbying or government spending, to ‘big data’ from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. To stay relevant to society journalists are learning to process this data and separate signal from noise in order to provide valuable insights to their readers. This talk will address questions like: What is the potential of data journalism? Why is it relevant to society? And how can you get started?