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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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Unisa’s digital leap for studentkind

TweetAge is no deterrent to digital awareness! This year the University of South Africa, Unisa, turns 140. It is to become the first in this country with no papertrail on courses (except for students who don’t seek to have or … Continue reading

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The Media are the Muddle

TweetFaced with differing sources who have varying agendas, what does the journalist do? Why, report them all fairly and in a balanced way, of course! The problem with this compromising answer is that it doesn’t disclose the truth. “Balance” can … Continue reading

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