I have recently been in touch with a man named Nikhil Pahwa, Editor of Medianama, a company that provides news and analysis of digital media in India. I wanted to know if and how data journalism was any different in … Continue reading
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The Budget announcement is all about numbers, and lots of them. This is data that affects everyone in the UK in some form or another. There is huge potential for good data journalism, so where do you start? Where to … Continue reading
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Tagged 2011, budget, data, government, guardian, income, journalism, manyeyes, spending, treasury, uk
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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I wanted to understand just how much data driven journalism is used by journalists already in the field. When reporting a story, usually you get an original source or a press release and from that, you have to take an … Continue reading
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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