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4th International Open Data Conference
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Andy Dickinson

University of Central Lancashire
Researcher and Senior Lecturer
United Kingdom
Title proposal: MediaMill: understanding the opportunities for hyerplocal, open data journalism.

Biography: Andy is a UK based Senior lecturer and researcher based in the Media Innovation Studio at the University of Central Lancashire. He has been involved in online and digital media training for over 15 years and is a well respected voice in the field. His research interests include the utility of data journalism and data visualisation, hyperlocal data journalism and the influence of technology on journalism practice. Most recently he has been involved with the InnovateUK/Nesta funded MediaMill project which explored the opportunities for creating hyperlocal content from Open and Open Government Data.