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“Don’t ask what you can do for data”…
People gathering at the News Impact Summit Brussels on Tuesday (24 February) were wondering what new tools and approaches exist to innovate in today’s EU affairs media landscape.
EU Community was invited to present their approach: how can data work to our benefit, increasing our day-to-day understanding of EU policy-making?
EU Community is building applications on top of the EU’s open data sources and all kinds of other data flying around, we told the audience: “It’s combining data analytics with crowdsourcing tools and user input, to make sense of the day-to-day EU affairs process.”
A lot of people working in EU affairs – whether they’re a journalist, lobbyist, politician or citizen – still get lost in the big pile of data and information.
The EU institutions, hacktivists, transparency activists and many others have helped to open up EU data over the past years. The datasets are out […]

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