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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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WikiLeaks…Love it or hate it

Julian Assange’s recent house arrest has made me think about what the WikiLeaks revelations really mean. Some people find them dangerous and unnecessary, while some find them impoartant and invaluable. Some of the revelations I feel are very important. For … 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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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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