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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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How not to be a parachute partner: ProPublica’s figured out how to collaborate with local newsrooms without bigfooting them

Last updated: 05/16/2019

Eight months into its first year, ProPublica’s local reporting network has helped: a radio reporter in Orlando survey first responders about PTSD; a newspaper reporter in...

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Privacy and data leaks: how to decide what to report

Last updated: 05/05/2019

How to decide what to report 02 May 2019 By Susan McGregor and Alice Brennan At its most core, the essential work of journalism is to gather and...

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SEO Crash Course: How to Optimize Your News Website - Global Investigative Journalism Network

Last updated: 04/22/2019

Global Investigative Journalism Network Subscribe to Tips & Tools Devil in the Detail: Want to help readers get to your story? Mind your SEO. Credit: Creative Commons Too often,...

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Crack More Panama Papers Stories - ICIJ

Last updated: 03/28/2019

As we approach the third anniversary of Panama Papers, the gigantic financial leak that brought down two governments and drilled the biggest hole yet to tax haven secrecy, I...

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Workbench, A Data Platform For All Reporters

Last updated: 03/28/2019

Workbench, A Data Platform For All Reporters Workbench, A Data Platform For All Reporters May 10, 2018 Apply We are building Columbia Journalism's Workbench  to be a simpler,...

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What Workbench can do for data – Workbench – Medium

Last updated: 03/26/2019

We are building Workbench to be a simpler, more powerful way to work with data, especially for journalists. Data journalism involves steps such as getting the data, cleaning it,...

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What the SketchFactor app can tell us about the ethics of data use and crowdsourcing

Last updated: 03/22/2019

The SketchFactor app identifies neighborhoods' "sketchiness" through publicly available data, as well as user updates that other users can vote on. The crowdsourcing aspect has...

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Migratory Notes: Combating confusing policies through immigration stories and data

Last updated: 03/21/2019

The Trump administration didn’t wait long to implement its aggressive immigration agenda. On 27 January 2017, a week after his inauguration, Donald Trump signed an executive...

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