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Jeremy Evans: “Explaain: Structured journalism for public good”

September 30, 2015. Tid: 13:15 - 14:30

Bergen Journalism Lab invites you to a lunch seminar on Wednesday, September 30th. London-based journalism entrepreneur and founder of «Explaain» Jeremy Evans will present this “personal news tutor”. He calls it «structured journalism for public good», and he considers data tools to be of vital importance in future journalism.

London-based journalism entrepreneur and founder of «Explaain» Jeremy Evans will present his “personal news tutor”. He calls it «structured journalism for public good», and he considers data tools to be of vital importance in future journalism.

Abstract
The presentation will last for 45 minutes. Afterwards, there will be a 30 minute session starting with a response by journalist Lars Ursin, and then a general discussion. Professor Lars Nyre chairs the event.Lars Ursin worked as a journalist since 1999, for regional and national Norwegian newspapers, as well as BBC Scotland. He worked at Bergens Tidende from 2007-2015, where he covered the media industry, amongst other topics. He is now doing a second master’s degree in political science.

Biography Jeremy Evans

Foto: Jeremy Evans Opphavsrett: Jeremy Evans
Foto: Jeremy Evans
Opphavsrett: Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans is a journalist, teacher and web developer. After studying Physics at Cambridge University and Journalism at City University London he was a Digital Producer at ITV News and Assistant Editor at Tech City News. In 2014 he moved away from traditional journalism to found his startup Explaain, a platform for a new type of data-powered journalism. He also teaches coding at Decoded and is a Guest Lecturer in journalism at City University London, and is Journalist in Residence at DataPress, which enables public bodies to publish their data online. Both Jeremy and Explaain sit at the intersection of journalism, education and technology.

Details

Date:
September 30, 2015
Time:
13:15 - 14:30
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Venue

Rom 548, 5. etg, Institutt for informasjons- og medievitenskap, Det Samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
Fosswinckels gate 6
Bergen, 5007 Norge
Website:
http://www.uib.no/svf

Organizer

TekLab
Email:
aleksander.tonheim@uib.no
Website:
teklab.uib.no