The Data Journalism Handbook
The Data Journalism Handbook is a Creative Common’s licensed book about using data in reporting. This article is my contribution to the book.
If we look back at the last 2,000 years of history, we can see some over-arching trends, themes through-out and a look at what is old is new again. This is a re-print of a translated article from Issue 148 of Bit magazine in Portugal from January, 2011.
Protected Cultural Property
On May 14, 1954 the Hague Convention set out to prevent the destruction of culturally important artifacts. In the aftermath of the second world war where many of Europe’s cultural and social works of art and history were destroyed, something needed to be done to prevent this from happening again.