Podcast by Data Journalism .com
Episode 40: Conversation with Eva Constantaras & Htet Aung (Lighthouse Reports)
This episode features data journalist Eva Constantaras and data scientist Htet Aung from the investigative outlet Lighthouse Reports. The pair talk to us about leading a cross-border investigation examining the policies of vaccinating Europe's undocumented people. We also hear about the data gathering, documentation and methodology process for this open-source investigation.
Episode 39: Conversation with Natalia Mazotte
In this episode, data journalist and social entrepreneur Natalia Mazotte talks to us about the media landscape in Brazil, along with organising the CODA Festival, Latin America's biggest data journalism conference. She also opens up to us about her chapter in the second Data Journalism Handbook and its release in Portuguese.
Episode 38: Conversation with Pierre Romera (ICIJ)
This episode features ICIJ's Pierre Romera, who takes us behind the scenes of the Pandora Papers, the largest cross-border investigation of its kind. He explains how the ICIJ's infrastructure and bespoke tools helped hundreds of journalists dig through 12 million leaked files that reveal hidden wealth, tax avoidance and, in some cases, money laundering by some of the world's rich and powerful.
Episode 37: Conversation with Jacopo Ottaviani & Tricia Govindasamy (Code For Africa)
This episode features Code For Africa's Jacopo Ottaviani & Tricia Govindasamy. The pair speak to us about the state of data journalism in Africa citing data-led journalism projects and initiatives, including WanaData, InfoNile and Mapping Makoko.
Episode 36: Conversation with Clayton Aldern (Grist)
This episode features Clayton Aldern, a data reporter at Grist, a nonprofit, independent media organisation dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions. He talks to us about a joint investigation led by Grist and the Texas Observer examining abandoned oil wells in the Permian Basin region of the United States. Using data analysis and machine learning, the investigation found that state governments gravely underestimated the number of wells that need to be cleaned up along with the costing models.
Episode 35: Antonio Baquero & Maxime Vaudano (OCCRP, Le Monde)
In this week's episode, we spoke with OCCRP editor Antonio Baquero and Le Monde journalist Maxime Vaudano about the OpenLux investigation. The duo discussed exploring the hidden side of the Luxembourg offshore industry based on open data released from the government.