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Digitale methoden en tools  voor datajournalistiek    Hacking Journalism @SETUP, Utrecht 23 maart 2011 Anne Helmond, PhD b...
The Digital Methods Initiative is a contribution todoing research into the "natively digital" where thefocus is on how met...
nieuwe methoden en tools voor cultureel en sociaal onderzoek met het web
digital methods initiative tool database:        tools.digitalmethods.net
digital methods initiative tool database:        tools.digitalmethods.net
research question -> operationalization &      method: often a chain of tools          cablegate
The Response of the SourceQuestion: Do the sources acknowledge cablegate?             1. Get all links for US embassy webs...
aim: get links
tool: link ripper
result: links!
repeat & paste in spreadsheet
aim: get mentionedus embassies in cables
tool: compare lists
aim: get #nr mentions
tool: googlescraper
result: tagclouds
aim: get most leaked embassytool: build on leakfeed API
further analysis
mapping the dutch blogosphere            tool: issuecrawler
tool: issuecrawler
result: map
the historical dutch blogosphere
NL Blogosphere                 deceased blogstool: linkrippertool: URL responder
tool: issuegeographerA2K Network Geography, April 2007. Data by the Issuecrawler. Visualization by the Issuegeographer. An...
tool: wikipedia bot edits scraper
tool: dorling map generator
tool: twitterscraper                 #iranelection                   project by Esther Weltevrede et al.
censorship explorer
kthxbai!   kthnxbai!                anne@digitalmethods.net www.digitalmethods.netanne@digitalmethods.net   tool wizzard: ...
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Digital Methods and Tools for Hacking Journalism

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Digital Methods and Tools for Hacking Journalism

  1. 1. Digitale methoden en tools voor datajournalistiek Hacking Journalism @SETUP, Utrecht 23 maart 2011 Anne Helmond, PhD bij het Digital Methods Initiative, Universiteit van Amsterdam.
  2. 2. The Digital Methods Initiative is a contribution todoing research into the "natively digital" where thefocus is on how methods may change, howeverslightly or wholesale, owing to the technicalspecificities of new media.
  3. 3. nieuwe methoden en tools voor cultureel en sociaal onderzoek met het web
  4. 4. digital methods initiative tool database: tools.digitalmethods.net
  5. 5. digital methods initiative tool database: tools.digitalmethods.net
  6. 6. research question -> operationalization & method: often a chain of tools cablegate
  7. 7. The Response of the SourceQuestion: Do the sources acknowledge cablegate? 1. Get all links for US embassy websites: http://www.usembassy.gov/ 2. Compile list of embassies mentioned in cables: http://wikileaks.ch/cablegate.html 3. Compare lists 4. Query mentioned embassies for: wikileaks "Julian Assange" Assange cablegate 5. Get number of cables per embassy 6. Visualize output
  8. 8. aim: get links
  9. 9. tool: link ripper
  10. 10. result: links!
  11. 11. repeat & paste in spreadsheet
  12. 12. aim: get mentionedus embassies in cables
  13. 13. tool: compare lists
  14. 14. aim: get #nr mentions
  15. 15. tool: googlescraper
  16. 16. result: tagclouds
  17. 17. aim: get most leaked embassytool: build on leakfeed API
  18. 18. further analysis
  19. 19. mapping the dutch blogosphere tool: issuecrawler
  20. 20. tool: issuecrawler
  21. 21. result: map
  22. 22. the historical dutch blogosphere
  23. 23. NL Blogosphere deceased blogstool: linkrippertool: URL responder
  24. 24. tool: issuegeographerA2K Network Geography, April 2007. Data by the Issuecrawler. Visualization by the Issuegeographer. Annotated southern organizations and places.
  25. 25. tool: wikipedia bot edits scraper
  26. 26. tool: dorling map generator
  27. 27. tool: twitterscraper #iranelection project by Esther Weltevrede et al.
  28. 28. censorship explorer
  29. 29. kthxbai! kthnxbai! anne@digitalmethods.net www.digitalmethods.netanne@digitalmethods.net tool wizzard: erik borra tool wizzard: erik borra

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