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A data-driven path toward gender equality

Last updated: 03/20/2021

By now, we’ve seen from data that exists across the world, women have been harder-hit economically by the COVID-19 pandemic than men. In the US, 2.2 million fewer women were in...

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How can statistics help us understand the world?

Last updated: 02/27/2021

This question forms the perfect title for this blog post, since it is the first question on the back of the book “The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data” written by Sir David...

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Interactive Web-Based Data Visualization with R, plotly, and shiny

Last updated: 10/29/2020

Interactive Web-Based Data Visualization with R, plotly, and shiny By Published January 21, 2020 by Chapman and Hall/CRC 470 Pages Published January 21, 2020 by Chapman and...

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Visualizing Hope for a Successful, Data-Driven, COVID19 Re-Opening

Last updated: 05/12/2020

Written by Christian Felix with contributions from Anna Foard Over the last few months, COVID-19 numbers have taken the national and global spotlight. Throughout this time...

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How to analyze Facebook data for misinformation trends and narratives

Last updated: 05/10/2020

As coronavirus misinformation continues to spread, knowing some basic methods for collecting and analyzing data is essential for journalists and researchers who want to dive...

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To Apply Machine Learning Responsibly, We Use It in Moderation

Last updated: 05/07/2020

By Matthew J. Salganik and Robin C. Lee It’s a common refrain on the internet: never read the comments. All too often, the comment section is where trolls and toxic behavior...

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Machine learning techniques for investigative reporting

Last updated: 02/17/2020

Machine learning techniques for investigative reporting Feb 11 · 15 min read Source: Dreamstime When you think of machine learning (ML) in journalism the examples you hear are...

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How to Build a Sustainable Local News Organization

Last updated: 11/11/2019

How to Build a Sustainable Local News Organization journalism / Article November 7, 2019 by Mark Glaser Share: Email You are on a mission. You’re tired of hearing the bad news...

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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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