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How an SMS tool is bringing rape survivors into the media sphere

Last updated: 12/15/2018

Naeemah* was among more than 43,000 people who reported being raped or sexually assaulted in South Africa last year. She struggled to leave her house in Cape Town for two weeks. Bo

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Holding the powerful accountable, using data – Data Journalism Awards – Medium

Last updated: 12/15/2018

It is referred to as one of the main goals of modern journalism, and yet, in many parts of the world, holding the powerful accountable causes a great amount of threats and challeng

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Four data journalism learnings to apply in 2019

Last updated: 12/12/2018

Our Journocode founder Marie-Louise has had quite a year: she started January as a data journalism trainee at Berliner Morgenpost. Now, she leads the interactive team at major Germ

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Dummies for Data Science - A Reading List

Last updated: 12/11/2018

There are two new books in the "... For Dummies" series that are targeted to our profession: "Data Science For Dummies" by Lillian Pierson, and "Data Mining for Dummies" by Meta B

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Data driven research: Exploring the barriers to skills acquisition

Last updated: 12/10/2018

Do you use data for research investigations, advocacy work or journalism? We want to help you by identifying barriers to working with data and ways to fill skills gaps. Since the

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Learning the ins and outs of the data world in Chicago

Last updated: 12/09/2018

For some journalists, numbers can be daunting. Learning to better assess data can help reveal patterns that might spark a story idea. And often, the information can be transformed

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How to read and create data visualizations responsibly — Discourse

Last updated: 12/08/2018

In our world of information overload, it’s easy to be convinced by fancy graphs, funky explainers and catchy headlines. The ability to look at information with a critical mind is

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7 charts that show how the rich hide their cash

Last updated: 12/08/2018

Who avoids the most tax and what does that mean for inequality? These were the questions asked by two National Bureau of Economic Research working papers submitted this month (Tax

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4 Things you need to know about monitoring elections on social media

Last updated: 12/07/2018

A little while before the last US election (remember those halcyon days?) we began working with the Electionland project to provide a stream of reports related to the big news stor

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CfP: Special issue of New Media & Society — “Truth, facts, and fake: The shifting epistemologies of news in a digital age”

Last updated: 12/05/2018

I’m excited to announce the following call for papers for a special issue of New Media & Society: “Truth, facts, and fake: The shifting epistemologies of news in a digital age.

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