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Quick Guide to Data Journalism

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4 open data lessons from reporting the Panama Papers in Africa

In March this year we reported how our open data team in Africa has rolled up its sleeves to find out how open data can change lives for the better on the continent. One of the projects supported was the

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What skills do you need to become a data-driven storyteller? Join a week-long data journalism training #ddjcamp

This post is written by Anastasia Valeeva, data journalist and member of Open Knowledge Russia, one of the local groups in the Open Knowledge Network. European Youth Press is organising a week-long intensive training on data journalism funded by Erasmus+. It

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Open Migration: Using Data To Understand The Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis represents a challenge to journalism across Europe. It has forced newsrooms to question how they report such a complex phenomenon in a balanced way, without reinforcing easy stereotypes and without appearing to dehumanise refugees. The Italian Coalition

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Inside a Pioneering Italian Data Journalism Collaboration

Editor’s Note: Confiscati Bene, released in mid-December in Europe, is a pioneering data journalism collaboration that digs into the $4 billion of goods in the EU confiscated from criminals by European authorities. An international team of journalists and their allies

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[Slides] Intro to Data Journalism

Slides from a class given at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication on 16th November 2015, covering examples of different stories, sources, tools and tips.   Filed under: Damian Radcliffe Journalism, Damian Radcliffe University of Oregon Tagged:

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The mainstreaming of data reporting and what it means for journalism schools

Data journalists and media lecturers debated the data skills needed in the newsroom, at the US book launch of Data Journalism: Inside the Global Future

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Open data and journalism

The relationship between open data and journalism is a complex one. No one questions the desirability of good journalism and the value of open data but both are under threat. British print circulation…

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Award-winning story shows impact, potential of data journalism tools

Knight International Media Innovators Specialized Reporting Data Journalism Data-driven multimedia story Living on the Edge wins the national onlien category of Vodacom awards. ICFJ Knight Fellow Ray Joseph explains the impact of the tool behind the story.

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Nigerian Journalists Dig Deep Into Land and Property Rights

Steve Sapienza Reporters from Nigeria’s leading media outlets were among the 55 professional journalists and 48 students who attended a unique journalism workshop on “Covering Land and Property Rights” held in Lagos on November 24 and 25. One journalist even

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