Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The Future of Journalism is Data Analysis





George Webb's fascinating series reminds us that in order to understand how the UN deliberately introduces diseases into war torn countries so organs can be harvested and children sex trafficked, we'll need to use big data more seriously to identify the outlining patterns.

In many ways the only reason #PizzaGate was taken seriously is because the social graph of the offenders proved beyond reasonable doubt that a propensity to share and comment on the topic of Paedosadism was taking place extensively on James Alefantis and his social network's Instagram accounts.

George provides some more international examples in this video.