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Chart: A data journalism workflow – translated into different languages

The Data Journalism workflow was originally designed by Guardian graphic artist Mark McCormick to illustrate our work on the Datablog. It’s since found its way into talks, presentations and the Data Journalism Handbook. Now it’s been translated by reporters around the world. This is all I’ve found so far – have you seen more (and … Continue reading

Video: what happens when you get a bunch of data journalists together to discuss journalism

Last night O’Reilly’s Alex Howard hosted this Google hangout with data journalists from the US – and I got to join in too. There’s Brian Boyer (the genius behind the Panda project), AP’s Michelle Minkoff, Anthony DeBarros and more

Data journalism and James Cameron: a world of questions

Anybody who’s seen any of my talks knows I always quote James Cameron at some point – and you can see a quote from him on my home page. This piece is about that quote. James Cameron is the journalist who reported from Korea and Vietnam and more war zones than you could name. The child … Continue reading

Gallery: new images from Facts are Sacred

Just seen the proofs for Facts are Sacred, out in April – these are some of Kari Pedersen’s amazing designs

A data journalism workflow

First published on Guardian Data Before a dataset results in a data journalism story, there’s a whole process of sifting and finessing and generally sorting the data out. The split is roughly 70% tidying up the data, 30% doing the fun stuff of visualising and presenting it. So, how do we get through that 70%? … Continue reading

Anyone can do it. Data journalism is the new punk

This is a chord… this is another… this is a third. NOW FORM A BAND So went the first issue of British punk fanzine Sideburns in 1977 in the “first and last part in a series”. It might be 35 years old, but this will do nicely as a theory of data journalism in 2012. … Continue reading

Open data journalism

Data is everywhere: from governments publishing billions of bytes of the stuff, to visual artists creating new concepts of the world through to companies building businesses on the back of it. And everyone wants to be a data journalist too – the barriers for entry have never been lower as free tools change the rules … Continue reading

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