Discussing investigative journalism with Rene Sommer

On data journalism, crowdsourcing, and open-source intelligence

23.06.2021  |  by ACED  |  Designalism

René Sommer is Editor in Chief of Pointer, a program for investigative journalism on Dutch public television. Pointer combines classic investigative journalism with data journalism, crowdsourcing, and open-source intelligence.

Designalism Podcast portrays the frontrunners at the intersection of design and journalism. By combining methods, tools, and tricks from design and journalism new forms of information arises, and with that new insights and surprising perspectives.

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Augustina Lavickaite

Design Research

IJsbrand van Veelen


Jasper Schelling

Head of Technologies

Koen van Assema

Audio Recording

Mateo Broillet

Graphic Design

Noortje van Eekelen

Creative Director

René Sommer


Tim Brandwijk

Audio Design