Using data-journalism to talk about Europe and European affairs

A network of several media outlets cooperating in showing, analysing and explaining the impact of European policies on the institutions, norms and citizens of EU member states and beyond. We intend to do it through news contents, analyses and multimedia materials, published under a Creative Commons license.

This is what the European Data Journalism Network is about. A network of European media, coordinated by OBCT and VoxEurop, there to tell accurate and plural stories about Europe. 

Our contents

TRAINS Four ways of looking at European cross-border rail links Four ways of looking at European cross-border rail links

Gianluca De Feo | 12/4/2021

According to absolute numbers, Central Europe can count on the most cross-border train connections on the continent. What happens, however, if we take into account the length of each country’s borders and their population sizes?

TRANSPORTS More and more trains crossing European borders More and more trains crossing European borders

Gianluca De FeoLorenzo Ferrari | 29/3/2021

A dense network of cross-border rail connections cuts through the continent, and it’s set to expand even further in the coming years thanks to new infrastructure and the birth of the European single rail market. However, there are still profound differences between the central and peripheral regions of Europe

Nicolas Kayser-Bril: Investigating the Instagram Algorithm Nicolas Kayser-Bril: Investigating the Instagram Algorithm

Nicolas Kayser-Bril, ​data journalist at ​Algorithm Watch, ​coordinated AW-EDJNet’s ​joint investigation on Instagram’s algorithm . In this video, he explains ​why the subject ​matters and how it could be approached, despite the lack of transparency of the algorithm. Data suggests that Instagram has a bias in favour of pictures of scantily clothed men or women – this has an impact both on creators’ business and on users’ views.

Where do we stand on the road to a European Gigabit Society? Where do we stand on the road to a European Gigabit Society?

Federico Caruso | 25/3/2021

The road towards universally accessible ultra-fast connectivity in Europe still seems long and bumpy