Data Journalism Conference

The 3rd European Data and Computational Journalism Conference, to be held in Malaga, Spain 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), and supported by Google News Initiative and IAMCR, the European Data and Computational Journalism Conference will take place on 1 - 2 July 2019. 

This is the 3rd edition of the European Data and Computational Journalism Conference. The 1st edition was held in 2017 in Dublin, Ireland, and the 2nd edition was held in 2018, in Cardiff, Wales.

Submissions of both academic research-focused and industry-focused talks for the conference are welcome, on the subjects of journalism, data journalism, and information, data, social and computer sciences.

Proposals deadline is 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:

Visit the conference website