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“If we want to make the case that data is good for democracy, it can’t only be good for democracy for IT people and tech people.”
Using its Crowd Newsroom platform, the German nonprofit teamed up with Ruhr Nachrichten, the daily newspaper in the city of Dortmund, to get residents to enter information on canceled classes in schools.
“Our goal is for The Pudding to be a weekly journal. We specifically seek out stories that aren’t news related, because we don’t want to compete in that space.”
“We have a role that is almost like an NGO. We build and open databases, break with the exclusivist paradigm — we even train competitors!”
“What is a story that needs to be told? What is the data that’s difficult to get? What would make your life easier? We’ll try to find common threads there.”