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Online Journalism Blog · 1W ago

Building the first central database of victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco regime

In a guest post for OJB, Carla Pedret looks at a new data journalism project to catalogue ...
Online Journalism Blog · 2W ago

Now available under Creative Commons: my book chapter on data journalism

When I agreed to write the second edition of the Online Journalism Handbook, I asked that ...
Online Journalism Blog · 2W ago

FAQ: How the use of UGC and verification has changed in journalism

The latest in my series of FAQ posts comes from a current MA Online Journalism student, wh...
Online Journalism Blog · 3W ago

FAQ: Top 3 tips for journalists wanting to get started in data journalism

The latest in my series of FAQ posts comes from the National University of Sciences & Tech...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

What changed in 2017 — and what we can expect in 2018 (maybe)

Because he sends me an email every December, Nic Newmanhas a tag all of his own on this blog. So as this year’s email lands in my inbox here’s my annual reply around what I’ve noticed in the last 12 months — along with some inevitably doomed predicti...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

All my data journalism ebooks are $5 or less this Christmas

The prices of my 3 data journalism ebooks — Data Journalism Heist, Finding Stories in Spre...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

How we did it: investigating Nigerian football agents

Last year I was part of a team — with Yemisi Akinbobola and  Ogechi Ekeanyawu — that won a...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Data journalism’s AI opportunity: the 3 different types of machine learning & how they have already been used

This week I’m rounding off the first semester of classes on the new MA in Data Journalism with a session on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Machine learning is a subset of...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Local journalism is getting more data-driven — and other thoughts on Data Journalism UK 2017

Last week I hosted the second annual Data Journalism UK conference — a convenient excuse t...
Online Journalism Blog · 1M ago

Here are all the presentations from Data Journalism UK 2017

Last week I had the pleasure of hosting the second annual Data Journalism UK conference in...