Contributor profile

Stijn Debrouwere

Data Scientist Freelance


Stijn Debrouwere helps news organizations make sense of their analytics, most recently at Fusion. Before, he built tools for measuring the impact of journalism at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, and in 2013 was part of The Guardian's data science team in London as a Knight-Mozilla fellow. He's worked in local media and started his career in Belgium as co-founder of investigative news startup He's @stdbrouw on Twitter and blogs at

Courses taught by Stijn

Best practices
Bulletproof Data Journalism

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Data analysis
Going Viral Using Social Media Analytics

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Content by Stijn

Ethical dilemmas in data journalism

To publish or not to publish? It’s a question every data journalist will undoubtedly face at some point in their career. In this edition, we’ve collated your anecdotes and advice into seven tips to help you work through your next ethical dilemma.