At the end of 2011 Nesta predicted that data journalism - the art of creating stories from large datasets - would move from the sidelines into mainstream media. At this event, we brought together some of its protagonists and pioneers to debate the future of data journalism.


Ian Hargreaves: Professor of Digital Economy, Cardiff University, (and Nesta research fellow). Former Editor of The Independent and New Statesman.

Antoine Laurent: Head of Innovation, Global Editors Network.

Alastair Dant: Lead interactive technologist for The Guardian.

Tristan Ferne: Executive Producer, Internet Research and Future Services, BBC R&D

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