Tag Archives: datablog

Testing visualisation tools on the world’s most endangered species

In the Guardian Datastore, I found a spreadsheet outlining the number of endangered species in each country in 2008 and 2009. The document also subdivided the species into groups of mammals, reptiles, birds and so on. Usually, I start data … Continue reading

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XCity award recognises Data Journalism.

City University London has announced that the Guardian‘s Simon Rogers has been awarded the University’s inaugural XCity award. This is a £500 award that recognises outstanding work in the field of journalism to all former City University students.  Simon was … Continue reading

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Data Journalism and the 2011 Census

The 2011 Census questionnaires were sent out to UK households from March 7th, ready for completion on March 27th. Because the census only happens every 10 years, this will be the first one since the rise of data transparency. We … Continue reading

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Data journalism: an invitation?

Data journalism can be summed up in three steps: finding the data (more and more publicly available these days), finding a way to read all the data comprehensively (using algorithms, graphics, interactive charts, tagging etc) and publishing what the data reveals. … Continue reading

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