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Jakub Górnicki

Jakub Górnicki is journalist and blogger. Involved in Polish projects – Sejmometr, which aims to reorganise Polish Parliament legal data. Works for Sourcefabric – Prague based organisation which creates open source software for independent and quality journalism.

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Latest posts by Jakub Górnicki

2 December 2011

Slovakia: Visualising Business Registry Data with Vorsr.sk

Technology for Transparency Network

Vorsr.sk is a tool for visual exploration of Slovakia's business registry. It treats the information as one big social network, grabbing the newest data live and delivering up-to-date connections of...

11 November 2011

Slovakia: Checking Politicians’ Facts With Demagog.sk

Technology for Transparency Network

Demagog.sk is a Slovakian web project that aims to analyze politicians' claims based on facts and ensure they are correct and used in the right context.

10 November 2011

Poland: Open Government Data Camp 2011 and the Future of Open Data

Technology for Transparency Network

At this year's Open Government Data Camp in Warsaw, "you could talk to techies, members of transparency-oriented NGOs, journalists, social activists, government officials, EU Commission representatives and so on." Jakub...

23 February 2011

Poland: Prosecuted Blogger Hopes For a Different Verdict

Jakub Górnicki continues to report on the case of Łukasz Kasprowicz, a Polish blogger who was sued for defamation by a local official and is now banned from blogging by...

22 February 2011

Poland: Best Blogs of 2010 Announced

Jakub Górnicki reviews the winners of this year's Polish "Blog of the Year" contest.

Poland: Ex-PM Jarosław Kaczyński Starts Blogging

On Feb. 18, Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland's national conservative Law and Justice party, started a blog, and his first post has generated over 1,650 comments in just two days....

28 January 2011

Poland: Blogger Prosecuted for Criticizing Local Mayor

Jakub Górnicki writes about the case of Łukasz Kaprowicz, a Polish journalist and blogger who was sued for defamation after he had criticized the mayor of the town of Mosina...

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