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Data journalism

Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat
1 week ago

Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat

Explanatory reporting, drone journalism and VR help tell the story of the COVID-19 era
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
3 weeks ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
DJDC #30 tools to take your data journalism game to the next level

DJDC #30 tools to take your data journalism game to the next level

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Using several recent articles as examples, Sam will demonstrate how small changes in data analysis and presentation can dramatically increase a story's ability to educate and inspire readers.
Equity & ethics in data journalism: Hands-on approaches to getting your data right

Equity & ethics in data journalism: Hands-on approaches to getting your data right

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This course will guide you hands-on through the process of learning to identify inequity and hidden bias at seven key stages of the data journalism lifecycle.
Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada
4 months ago

Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada

National collaboration of news organizations and journalism schools undertakes “wartime effort” to map novel coronavirus data in the public interest
Digging for Data, Tom Cardoso, crime and justice reporter, Globe and Mail

Digging for Data, Tom Cardoso, crime and justice reporter, Globe and Mail

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Description All too often, data used in criminal justice research and reporting comes from one of a handful of sources: Statistics Canada, open data portals, or a polite request to a government body. Unfortunately, these datasets are always summarized and…
Data Driven 2019

Data Driven 2019

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This one-day symposium features some of Canada’s most prolific investigative reporters, news developers and data advocates providing an in-depth look into the strategies they use to turn raw data into tomorrow’s headlines.
Humber’s storyLAB and Pulitzer Center partner on data journalism grant
10 months ago

Humber’s storyLAB and Pulitzer Center partner on data journalism grant

$10,000 will be awarded to a freelance journalist or team to undertake data journalism project on Indigenous land rights
Data storytelling in a diversifying field
1 year ago

Data storytelling in a diversifying field

How data journalism and coding are changing the landscape of investigative journalism
Data Driven 2.0

Data Driven 2.0

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Join some of Canada’s most prolific investigative reporters, developers, coders and data advocates for a one-day data journalism symposium. Delve into the strategies they use to turn terabytes of raw data into exclusive scoops that have already had a demonstrable…