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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

Slovakia: Visualising Business Registry Data with Vorsr.sk

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...

Poland: Bloggers reactions to Tomasz Lis’ announcement of “Polish Huffington Post”

Poland: Bloggers React to the Death of Popular TV Show Character

Slovakia: Checking Politicians’ Facts With Demagog.sk

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.

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

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...

Czech Republic: Open Source Initiative to Visualize State Budget

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...

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....

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...

Poland: Blogs Demand Payment for Content

Readers of leading Polish blogs might have been surprised to see a new welcome screen on one of their favourite websites recently: it announced that, beginning Dec. 14, 2009, access...

Poland: Anonymous Blogger to Write About a Daily Tabloid

An anonymous journalist who used to work for a Polish daily tabloid called Fakt, started a new blog, BrukowiecStory ("TabloidStory" in English), in which he wants to write the truth...

Poland: Creators of “Polish Rapidshare” Arrested

Earlier this month, the Polish police arrested creators and owners of OdSiebie.com service. The portal, which is currently down, was a clone of Rapidshare, and since its day one in...

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