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Friedrich Lindenberg

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Knight International Journalism Fellow Friedrich Lindenberg works with journalists and watchdog organizations to develop data resources and investigative tools for Code for Africa and the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting. In 2013, he was part of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews program and spent the year working as a news technologist and data journalist at Spiegel Online, Germany’s largest online news portal, based in Hamburg. Working for the Open Knowledge Foundation, Lindenberg co-founded the OpenSpending project in 2011 to help citizens comprehend government budgets.

Latest Stories

Who’s got dirt: What if robots could do cross-border investigations?

The availability of bulk data is supporting cross-border investigative journalism, but if we want to keep open data relevant, we need to find a way for our data tools to talk to each other.

Friedrich Lindenberg | May 28, 2015

How can online research tools aid the work of investigative reporters?

The recent Investigathon highlighted the need for open source tools to help journalists connect the dots among people, institutions and companies.

Friedrich Lindenberg | August 21, 2014

Civic Patterns is building a common language for creating news and citizen engagement apps

Civic Patterns aims to create a common vocabulary for journalists, news technologists and others who want to make apps for the public good.

Friedrich Lindenberg | June 25, 2014