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Behind the Data: Investigating Metadata | Exposing the Invisible

Behind the Data: Investigating Metadata | Exposing the Invisible

CLOSE × The digital age has profoundly transformed the way people find and share information. The Internet is enabling collaboration between activists, hackers and journalists...

Which Factors Influence How News Is Produced? Research on Structural Problems in Media

Which Factors Influence How News Is Produced? Research on Structural Problems in Media

By John Wihbey, Assistant Professor of Journalism and New Media, Northeastern University Note: John Wihbey’s research is partially supported by a grant from the NULab for...

Special Projects Desk Internship, Summer 2018 - New York - Gizmodo Media Group Careers

Special Projects Desk Internship, Summer 2018 - New York - Gizmodo Media Group Careers

Are you a rising undergraduate or graduate student with a strong interest in data journalism? The Gizmodo Media Group's Special Projects Desk is seeking a sharp, curious, and...

How to apply to (and win) a data journalism award – Data Journalism Awards – Medium

How to apply to (and win) a data journalism award – Data Journalism Awards – Medium

The Global Editors Network runs the Data Journalism Awards competition each year to celebrate outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. Last year, 573...

Represent: Reinventing a classic project with design thinking

Represent: Reinventing a classic project with design thinking

Regular visitors to Represent, our interactive database that tracks Congress, will notice that over the past six months the app has undergone a major renovation. From new pages...

20 Years Of Congress’s Budget Procrastination, In One Chart

20 Years Of Congress’s Budget Procrastination, In One Chart

Every year, Congress faces an Oct. 1 deadline to pass a spending package that will pay for our government through the following fiscal year. And every year since 1998, Congress...

T. Christian Miller - A False Report (San Francisco)

T. Christian Miller - A False Report (San Francisco)

In A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America, two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about...

Bars or circles: A chart choice challenge derived from witchcraft trials

Bars or circles: A chart choice challenge derived from witchcraft trials

How good are you at estimating values based on different types of charts? The above exercise—estimating the values of D and H— was inspired by a chart from The Economist about...

What do journalists do with text? – Text Data Stories – Medium

What do journalists do with text? – Text Data Stories – Medium

Over the last few months, I’ve been talking to journalists about their trials and tribulations with textual sources, trying to get as detailed a picture as possible of their...

3 Smart Data Journalism Techniques that can help you find stories faster

3 Smart Data Journalism Techniques that can help you find stories faster

Data Scientist at the New York Times. Jan 26 3 Smart Data Journalism Techniques that can help you find stories faster Note: All views expressed in this post are within my...

IRE announces winners of 2017 Philip Meyer Journalism Award

IRE announces winners of 2017 Philip Meyer Journalism Award

In pursuit of better journalism, Philip Meyer pioneered the use of social science methods in reporting. These days, Meyer's methods are commonplace in data driven journalism...

The Big Council Budget Hack - West Midlands

The Big Council Budget Hack - West Midlands

The Bureau Local is a 475-strong network of journalists, techies, designers, concerned citizens, subject specialists, and more, using data to tell local news stories that...