The View on Open Data and Data Journalism: Cases, Educational Resources and Current Trends

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 436)


This article describes trends of open data development and a new discipline, which was formed largely due to the fact that the data have become available and open on the Internet. The authors provide a brief overview of the main directions in the development of open data and data journalism: educational projects, interaction with the community of developers using data management platforms, development of business community on open data basis. The article also discusses Russian educational projects dealing with open data and data journalism.


Open data Open government data Data journalism Open educational resources Data expeditions Open government 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ITMO UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Russian Analytical Publications Polit.ruMoscowRussia

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