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Articles about data driven journalism

Big Tech may profess to care about local news, but they don’t, and maybe they can’t

Last updated: 06/12/2019

Page views are dollars and Google is robbing your local newspaper to pay a few big, national news outlets. Consider a few assertions that lean toward fact: That last point...

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5 tips for environmental data reporting (Conversations with Data)

Last updated: 06/08/2019

The environment is full of data. Whether it’s emissions levels, pollution measurements, or satellite imagery, there is certainly no shortage of metrics to inform environmental...

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Investigative journalism is evolving as newsrooms continue to shrink

Last updated: 06/07/2019

“This has impacted investigative journalism in its traditional form. However, technology is also a fantastic boom for this form of journalism as it provides journalists and...

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We Can Use Robots But We Still Need Journalists | European Journalism Observatory - EJO

Last updated: 06/06/2019

We Can Use Robots But We Still Need Journalists WhatsApp0 The Panama Papers investigation was a momentous task. The multi-award-winning international collaboration led by German...

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Statistics for journalists: A list of resources to improve your numeracy

Last updated: 06/01/2019

A Spanish friend joked last week about how to keep her skin tanned for a wedding we’re attending in October. Fortunately, I don’t have to worry about that, thanks to the final...

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Data in the air: a guide to producing data journalism for radio

Last updated: 05/31/2019

Sophie Chou , previously data journalist at Public Radio International and creator of an ongoing sound-based project on gun violence Michael Corey , award-winning journalist and...

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If we are using AI in journalism we need better guidelines on reporting uncertainty

Last updated: 05/26/2019

There’s a story out this week on the BBC website about dialogue and gender in Game of Thrones. It uses data generated by artificial intelligence (AI) — specifically, machine...

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Debunking with data: Insights from fact-checkers around the globe

Last updated: 05/25/2019

Ever wondered if a politician’s claims really add up? Or perhaps you read a news story which seemed a little fishy? Armed with data, fact-checking organisations across the globe...

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Rituals, Norms and Other Ways to Build a Healthy Work Culture

Last updated: 05/23/2019

What does it mean to feel so close to your teammates that you consider them family? Can the idea of “family” translate into the workplace… and should it? A great “work family”...

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What is a ‘data state of mind’? And how you can develop it

Last updated: 05/19/2019

Accidental deaths in Minnesota A story from the Pioneer Press’ over-the-counter medications investigation. A colleague of mine got a press release a few years ago about an...

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