A plea for data-driven stories to go undercover, and center around the story, not around the data, analysis or technology that keeps the story afloat.
Should you learn Python, R or SQL? Investigative reporter Luuk Sengers discusses the ‘tribal war’ at hand in data journalism.
During the annual DataHarvest+ conference data journalists and developers get together to share tech, tools and data. Here’s an incomplete overview of some of these resources.
Lisa Charlotte Rost explains the psychological, social and technological reasons why none of us will ever fully believe all the facts. And how the kind of facts and the context in which we encounter them makes us believe or ignore them.
How can we all believe more true things? And how can we communicate data so that it convinces somebody? She looks at lots of examples from data communication, especially from data visualisation and data journalism.
Corruption in public spending is a problem in many countries around the world. Elvis, the data platform – not the singer, visualises European pubic spending data also known as procurement data or tender data to help journalists find fishy relationships between governments and companies.
Where to start if you’re new to data journalism? Sure, you should probably start with a story, but then what? Nowadays there are so many tools available, it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. Fortunately Datajournalism.tools is there to help you. Starting in data journalism can be hard enough by itself, […]
At the intersection of data and journalism, lots can go wrong. It’s possible that while your story is true, it’s also wrong. New York Times data journalist Robert Gebeloff shares his tactics to avoid that: how not to publish a true but wrong story ever again.
Recent events have shown that traditional journalistic practices might not be working as effectively as they used to. As such, here are a few additions to the Five “W”s that will surely come in handy for today’s journalists.
Must read: why were there no skeptical, investigative, quantitative journalists decades ago?
As a reporter your world is full of data, which is full of problems. This guide presents thorough descriptions and suggested solutions to many of the kinds of problems that you will encounter when working with data.