Jonathan is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Amsterdam working on an ERC funded project called “DATACTIVE: The Politics of Big Data according to Civil Society”. His current research focuses on the politics of public information – in particular focusing on the ideals, imaginaries, practices, methods and technologies associated with open data, data journalism, data activism and transparency after the “digital turn”. He is also Director of Policy and Research at Open Knowledge; Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam; and Tow Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University. More about him can be found at and he is on Twitter at @jwyg.