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6 more digital tools for your data journalism kit

Working with extensive databases and getting good stories out of them requires skills that are not restricted to the classic journalistic workflow. …

Infographics

bookmarks for paulbradshaw tagged 'timelines+tools'

The Power of Visualization’s “Aha!” Moments

<i>Amanda Cox has been a graphics editor at the New York Times for eight years. Trained as a statistician, Cox develops visualizations across platforms, from simple print infographics to highly complex online interactive data tools. The Times is a visualization leader, but Cox believes the best is yet</i> …

books/minibook-2nd-code

README.md<p>IPython minibook, second edition<p>This repository contains all the code examples as IPython notebooks.<p>Table of contents<p>1. Getting started with …

Python Programming

The Science of What We Do (and Don’t) Know About Data Visualization

Visualization is easy, right? After all, it’s just some colorful shapes and a few text labels. But things are more complex than they seem, largely due to the the ways we see and digest charts, graphs, and other data-driven images. While scientifically-backed studies do exist, there are actually …

Use These Secret NSA Google Search Tips to Become Your Own Spy Agency

There's so much data available on the internet that even government cyberspies need a little help now and then to sift through it all. So to assist …

Five tools to extract "locked" data in PDFs

Journalists and researchers are used to encountering--more often than they would like--"locked" data in Adobe Acrobat PDF files. The format is a …

Data visualisation, maps and timelines on a shoestring

Data Visualization

Using the Twitter API for Social Network Analysis at #IJF13

http://unurl.org/snaijf13<p>Using the Twitter API for Social Network Analysis at #IJF13<p>Materials<p>Walkthrough<br>• Sample Spreadsheet<br>• Data on the #DDJ …

APIs

Cleaning Data with Refine

What you’ll need:<p>Refine – Download it from openrefine.org<br>• The sample Dataset – Download it from Africa Open Data<p>Step 1: Creating a new Project<p>Open …

Social Network Analysis for Journalists Using the Twitter API

<i>A tutorial by Michael Bauer, instructor at the School of Data, based on his workshop, Social Network Analysis for Journalists Using the Twitter API.</i> …

Data Science