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‘Data porn’ – where is the journalism?

With a name like Chart Porn, you might get a few disappointed visitors to your website.  It describes itself as ‘An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys — on topics from around the world.‘ … Continue reading

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Is the future of journalism going to be largely data-driven?

The inventor of the internet, Tim Berners-Lee believes he’s glimpsed what will become of journalism in years to come. Its future lies in analysing data, lots of data. As the inventor of the world wide web, you may be hard-pressed … Continue reading

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Crime maps spreading crime?

Crime maps for where you live? Some would think it’s a wonderful idea. But others don’t agree. The map at http://www.police.uk/crime has got journalists writing away! Journalists have been able to use the crime map to criticise the move made … Continue reading

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