Tag Archives: numbers

How transparent is the data on OpenCharities?

OpenCharities gathers financial data from 319,851 non-profit organisations. However, it’s difficult to draw consistent observations from the data available. Some profiles are incomplete or out-of-date while others include a full financial breakdown. The only figures that are disclosed across the … Continue reading

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Hasn’t anyone told them yet?

I was reading a shot article in the Metro yesterday morning, and couldn’t finish it. I didn’t know why so I looked at the article as a whole. Then I realised, the article was just FULL of numbers. 35 figures … Continue reading

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Criminal Crime Rates!

The overall rates of recorded crime in the UK have been steadily decreasing since 2003. At the beginning of 2010 crime rates in the UK were the lowest they had been for 20 years. I found the data for crime … Continue reading

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What does Data journalism mean?

Data journalism makes facts and figures more accessible. Turing information into graphs, diagrams and pictures makes the information a lot easier to understand. Especially with comparable information. When I think of data journalism I think of Wikileaks, and the data … Continue reading

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