Mirko Lorenz

Mirko Lorenz
Journalist/Information Architect, Deutsche Welle


Mirko Lorenz is a journalist, information architect and trainer based in Cologne, Germany. He has been actively developing training concepts for data journalism for the last two years. Additionally he is involved in cloud computing development, with a focus on media use cases for big data, visualization and digital publishing. He is a member of the innovation team at Deutsche Welle.


Data That Matters
Location: King's Suite Level: Non-technical
Aron Pilhofer (New York Times), Mirko Lorenz (Deutsche Welle), Nicolas Kayser-Bril (Journalism++), Liliana Bounegru (European Journalism Centre)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Data journalism blurs the line between coders, data geeks and journalists. The Data Journalism Handbook encourages journalists to treat data as a source and to pick up their computer to try new ways of reporting. This session highlights key lessons from the book, including a) getting stories from data (big or small) b) business models for data driven newsrooms and c) how to get started. Read more.
Office Hour
Location: Sponsor Pavilion (Table C)
Liliana Bounegru (European Journalism Centre), Aron Pilhofer (New York Times), Mirko Lorenz (Deutsche Welle), Nicolas Kayser-Bril (Journalism++)
Mirko Lorenz, Deutsche Welle; Aron Pilhofer, New York Times; Nicolas Kayser-Bril, Journalism++ & Liliana Bounegru, European Journalism Centre. Read more.


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