I was fortunate enough to attend Data Journalism UK 2017, the event’s second edition. The conference was held at the BBC in Birmingham.
Among other things, a significant insight was that data and investigative journalism are now much more interested in local stories than ever before. Typically, ground-breaking investigations and data stories are developed with the national or regional picture in mind.
But recent initiatives like the BBC’s Local News Partnerships, the Bureau Local and Urbs Media are set to broaden investigations and data scrutiny to local governments and organisations.
See how by reading this article ➡️ https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/in-the-uk-data-journalism-and-investigations-are-getting-more-local-than-ever/s2/a714339/