Check your data before starting to work and setting deadlines. Wired journalist Guido Romeo: “Be paranoid when it comes to big datasets, but push on.”
Award winning journalist Steve Doig shares a mistake, so we don’t have to make it: why everyone working on a data project should examine everything.
Matt Stiles shares his data horror story, so we can learn from his mistake. Or, why you should never trust government data…
Journalists share their data horror stories. Because learning from the data errors others have made, is the fastest way to become a good data journalist.
See, in our work, data journalism is a messy business. The amount of time I spend cleaning data is so large. I was told it would be that way by… Read More