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III European Data and Computational Journalism Conference

21.03.2019 11:09 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

July 1-2, 2019

Malaga, Spain

Deadline:  April 4, 2019

The 3rd European Data and Computational Journalism Conference aims to bring together industry, practitioners and academics in the fields of journalism and news production and information, data, social and computer sciences, facilitating a multidisciplinary discussion on these topics in order to advance research and practice in the broad area of Data and Computational Journalism.

Hosted by the University of Malaga (Spain), the European Data and Computational Journalism Conference will take place 1-2 July 2019. The conference website is and IAMCR is co-sponsoring this event.

We invite the submission of both academic research-focused and industry-focused talks for the conference, on the subjects of journalism, data journalism, and information, data, social and computer sciences.

Proposals deadline: 4 April 2019.

ACADEMIC TALKS should be submitted as 2-page extended abstracts, using a template. INDUSTRY TALKS are also encouraged, which can be submitted to the main submission site as brief descriptions highlighting the topics and key themes of the talk and the relevance to the conference. Proposals for workshops and tutorials are also welcome. Templates can be downloaded:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Application of data and computational journalism within newsrooms
  • Data driven investigations
  • Data storytelling
  • Open data for journalism, storytelling, transparency and accountability
  • Algorithms, transparency and accountability
  • Automated, robot and chatbot journalism
  • Newsroom software and tools
  • ‘Post-fact’ journalism and the impact of data
  • User experience and interactivity
  • Data and Computational Journalism education
  • Post-desktop news provision/interaction
  • Data mining news sources
  • Visualisation and presentation
  • News games and gamification of News
  • Bias, ethics, transparency and truth in Data Journalism
  • Newsroom challenges with respect to data journalism, best practices, success and failure stories

Extended Abstracts presented at the conference will be archived in proceedings compiled by the Library of University College Dublin. Selected full papers from the conference will be invited to submit to a journal special issue .


Submissions are also welcomed for ½ day workshops/tutorials to be given on the 2nd day of the conference. These could be practical/introductory sessions on topics/tools related to the themes of the conference. Workshop/Tutorial proposals should include information on the workshop/tutorial topic, the maximum number of attendees, and any space/equipment requirements, and can be submitted through the main submission site:



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