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Measuring the Unmeasured with Data

  • Nicolas Kayser-Bril
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Abstract

Datajournalism is the act of measuring the unmeasured. Using examples of investigations by Journalism ++ measuring refugee casualties (Migrants Files), rent prices (Rentswatch) and subsidies to professional football (The Football Tax) this essay will explore the implications of setting up such databases, both theoretical and practical. It will then assess the relationships such measurement initiatives develop with stakeholders in the European news ecosystem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Kayser-Bril
    • 1
  1. 1.BerlinGermany

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