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Maps that raise questions

TweetQuite a lot of new instructional material is appearing online about techniques of data journalism. If journalists are being outwitted by government and corporate number-crunchers it’s because we haven’t stayed on track with digital analytical skills. Most of us are … Continue reading

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Power journalism – in more than one sense

TweetHow did it happen that we all became victims of power, instead of having it serve us? The American stand-up comic and satirist George Carlin once said that “electricity is just organised lightning”. He might have added that government-owned corporations … Continue reading

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Data journalism: brutal statistics

TweetThe typical journalist (a) mismanages his or her own finances (b) is terrified of computations of a numerical nature (c) believes that statistics lie but uses them anyway, and (d) knows that the time for data journalism has come. Do … Continue reading

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