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Data journalism

How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era
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How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era

The pandemic has shown the value of a data-literate news media
Data Driven 2021

Data Driven 2021

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Join us for a special virtual edition of Data Driven, Canada’s premier data journalism event. Learn how to turn terabytes of raw data into exclusive scoops that shape politics, social justice, and day-to-day lives of Canadians.
FOI Friday with Tom Cardoso

FOI Friday with Tom Cardoso

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Join the Canadian Association of Journalists' Ottawa chapter to learn how to improve your use of the federal Access to Information Act.
Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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…
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