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AI is the new horizon for news – Global Editors Network – Medium

Last updated: 01/06/2018

AI is the new horizon for news Towards the Augmented Newsroom In January 1818, Mary Shelley published the first edition of Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus. Her work became t

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3 Trends in Data Storytelling

Last updated: 01/03/2018

Data storytelling is undergoing a big change, one that will influence not only data journalism but also how data is shown in the business world. And 2016 will only accelerate this

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The Globe’s year in data, visual and interactive stories

Last updated: 12/30/2017

The Globe and Mail's Presentation team – a cross-disciplinary group of editors, designers, developers and graphic artists – strives to produce work that mixes data, visuals and

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5 tips for those starting out in data journalism, by Daniel Angus

Last updated: 12/02/2017

Journocode is all about data journalism, including the possibility to make good journalism with statistical know-how and digital skills. Finding stories in data you wouldn't have f

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How to: get started with SQL in Carto and create filtered maps

Last updated: 12/02/2017

Today I will be introducing my MA Data Journalism students to SQL (Structured Query Language), a language used widely in data journalism to query databases, datasets and APIs. I

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10 key principles for data-driven storytelling

Last updated: 11/29/2017

Over the summer, I tweaked our findings – and conclusions from our classroom conversations – into a short book chapter , featured in a new book called 'Data Journalism: Past, P

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Revealed: fires in São Paulo favelas more likely on higher-value land

Last updated: 11/28/2017

Exclusive: Analysis finds favelas hit by fire in São Paulo have land values 76% higher than average, casting new doubt on official explanation of poor housing A spate of fires in

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Data storytelling done right: 8 easy tips to avoid bad visualisation

Last updated: 11/22/2017

Data storytelling done right: 8 easy tips to avoid bad visualisation 2 Replies In a guest post for OJB, Steve Carufel interviews Dutch data journalist Thomas de Beus about visuali

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Seven Trends in Data Visualization

Last updated: 11/22/2017

The field of data visualization is constantly changing as new technologies and techniques push the boundaries of data design, and new devices make demands of data visualization exp

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Freelance data journalism: A million moving parts; a reality check; a huge responsibility to your…

Last updated: 11/11/2017

When I landed an impactAFRICA grant in 2016, it was one of the most exciting moments of my career. I’d been researching garnishees and unethical behaviour in the South African cr

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