WHERE SCIENCE MEETS COMPUTER ASSISTED REPORTING
Program 2019

9.-11. September 2019, Erich-Brost-Institut, Technical University Dortmund
(as of 14. June 2019, more to come; PDF Download [84,42 KB].pdf [440,46 KB])


Main Focus Beyond Desinformation

Keynote
The Platformization of News
José van Dijck, University Utrecht

Impuls Organizer
Alliance for Enlightment? New roles in the media ecosystem of the future?
Volker Stollorz, Science Media Center Germany
Holger Wormer, TU Dortmund
Franco Zotta, Wissenschaftspressekonferenz

Keynote
Beyond Misinformation: Understanding and Coping with the “Post-Truth” Era
Stephan Lewandowsky, Universitäty Bristol

Panel Discussion
Barriers against Desinformation: How can Scientists and Journalists cooperate more effectively?

Lecture
Intelligent uncertainty management plan for Information Broadcasting
Ali Aghazadeh Ardebili, University of Trieste

Lecture
Algorithms as a peacekeeping force? Automated systems of news distribution and peace journalism
Mykola Makhortykh, University of Amsterdam
Mariella Bastian, University of Amsterdam

Data Treasuries versus Data Protection

Keynote
A land of milk and honey for data journalists? Or an open data dystopia? The UK example
Paul Bradshaw, Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism, Birmingham City University

Keynote
Geospatial Analyses in Science and the Public: Fundamentals and Potentials
Paul Becker, President Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie
Björn Schwentker, Datenjournalist
Stefan Wehrmayer, Datenjournalist

Panel Discussion
Official geodata in public discourse: how do we create better access opportunities for science and data journalism?
Paul Becker, President Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie
Björn Schwentker, Datajournalist
Stefan Wehrmayer, Datajournalist

Lecture
How the Federal Statistical Office in Germany will integrate geodata in the future

Lecture
More than just map porn - the potential of spatial analysis in data journalism
Patrick Stotz, Spiegel Online

Workshop
Data guide - Understanding and using regional statistics in meaningful ways
Simon Jockers, Simon Wörpel, Patricia Ennenbacher

Practical Report
Data yes, access no? Official data protection and secrecy as showstoppers of public truths
Björn Schwentker, Datajournalist

Lecture with Discussion
Nitrogen oxides from the satellite perspective - when data do not keep what is promised
Heinz Greuling, Science Media Center
Meik Bittkowski, Science Media Center Lab

Workshop
Legal Insights and Rights for data journalists and data scientists
Tobias Gostomzyk, Stefanie Fuchsloch, Jan Rensinghoff, Technische University Dortmund, Institut für Journalistik

Data Blitz - a brief introduction to current, exciting and overlooked data sets

Methods and Tools in the Data Sciences and Computational Journalism

Keynote
Take two steps back from journalism: What are the editorial products we’re not building?
Jonathan Stray, Columbia University

Lecture
Automation in the newsroom: Towards a multi-level typology of computational automation in professional journalism
Hannes Cools, University of Leuven

Lecture
Viewers perceptions of ´automated´ news videos
Neil Thurman, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

Lecture
Rescue potential in the credibility crisis? Figures and their visualization from the recipient's point of view
Wiebke Möhring, Technical University Dortmund

Automatically Selecting Images for News Articles with Keyword Extraction
Martin Schön, Ludwig Maximilian University München

Debate in House of Commons Style
Robot Journalism: Machines against humans or cooperation with the "enemy"?

Workshop
Workbench - Scrape, clean, analyze and visualize data without code
Jonathan Stray, Columbia University

Lecture
Social Network and Content Analysis – Mapping the Twitter network of the German Bundestag
Harald Meier, Social Media Research Foundation

Workshop
Introduction to social network analysis with NodeXL Pro
Harald Meier, Social Media Research Foundation

Workshop
Web scraping with R - toolkits for journalists
Journocode

Pitch the Scientist
Complex data analysis: Journalists ask questions, scientists answer

Best Practice Cooperation Projects between Science and Data Journalism

Lecture
"In the name of the user: Play judge!" - scientific findings rehashed interactively
Claus Hesseling, Free Lance Journalist & Trainer, Hamburg

Workshop Report
Two editorial offices, one data record: Workshop report on the Blackbox Schufa Project
Der Spiegel, BR Data

Lessons learned
Science as a source - how comprehensive must scientific material be checked in order to fulfil the journalistic duty of care?
Marcel Pauly, Spiegel Online
Meik Bittkowski, Science Media Center Lab

Lecture
´Kollege´ Robot: Automated Journalism in Football Reporting
Fabian Karl, WDR
Michael Steinbrecher, Technical University Dortmund
Christopher Stolz, Technical University Dortmund

Lecture
The long road to automation in sports journalism:
The Strategies of Data Providers, Software Providers, and Editorial Offices
Jessica Kunert, University Hamburg

Lecture
Bad luck in football, correspondence from tycoons and patterns of terrorist attacks: how to discover unusual stories in a team between researcher and journalist
Haluka Maier-Borst, Neue Züricher Zeitung

Lecture
How to find data stories: a traffic speed limit could prevent up to 140 deaths a year
Patrick Stotz, Der Spiegel

Lecture
Theoretical Pretention vs. empirical reality: How transparent and comprehensible are data journalistic visualizations really?
Adrian Breda, WDR

Workshop
Comprehensible statistics - How can mathematical-statistical terms be explained briefly, simply and yet correctly?
Christian Endt, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Jörg Rahnenführer, Techincal University Dortmund

Fuck Up Night
What Data Journalists Learned from Project Failure

(Some German speaking sessions will be translated into English.)