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Got an appetite for edible insects? This grasshopper stir fry serves four people and takes a mere 10 minutes to cook. Recipe courtesy of Grub. Ingredients -60...

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Why live tweet? Share: If you’re interested in an event you’re attending, the chances are that others who can’t make it or don’t already know...

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Want to know how to create a timeline like this for your website? Timeline JS is a useful, easy and open-source tool that enables you to build visually rich, interactive personal...
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 I created this (blog?) for myself so I can keep on top of Excel. I am going to add to it throughout the year...

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Twitter, rather than existing as an amorphous abstract cloud of individual opinions, links and gifs, is closely bound up with existing communities and groups. Scotland...
Credit: The Guardian

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Visualising your story is a key aspect of a lot of data journalism. While there are stories that don’t require a visualisation, be it...

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The General Election is the most important media event of the year. Its a chance to earn your stripes as a journalist and get...

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This time a few months ago, I was spening hours anxiously opening up incognito windows to get through the Telegraph's paywall and reading lots...

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We go behind data scraped from the front page of Reddit - what does it tell us about the online super-community?

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Interhacktives sat down with Simon Rogers, a veritable giant of data journalism who founded the Guardian's Datablog before moving over to Twitter to manage the site's vast quantities of data.
Kerry Alexandra BBC UGC Producer

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Kerry Alexandra is a User Generated Content (UGC) Producer at the BBC. She told Interhacktives about how UGC is the new frontline of news, and...

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Looking for the best infographics of 2013? Malofiej22 is a world infographic summit held annually in Pamplona, Spain. Missed it?  Interhacktives have storified of the...
Data Coverage of the Budget 2014 - Telegraph Chart

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The 2014 Budget saw some great data coverage, but it showed that one of data journalism's biggest challenges lies in working well on mobile devices.

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“If data journalism is about anything, it’s the flexibility to search for new ways of storytelling.” Simon Rogers, Facts are Sacred. There are a lot of people...

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Manuel Lima is the Design Lead at Codecademy, an online interactive platform offering free coding classes in programming and markup languages. He’s also the founder...

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Ampp3d's Martin Belam tells us what makes a winning data visualisation. What Ampp3d’s about There have been a couple of things at the heart of what we...

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Nassos Stylianou introduces you to the various tools used for extracting data from PDFs, and weighs up their pros and cons...
import.io

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Import.io (pronounced import-eye-oh) lets you scrape data from any website into a searchable database. It is perfect for gathering, aggregating and analysing data from websites without the need...
image verification Google

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Don't get caught out. Photo verification is easy and something that every journalist should know how to do...

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There are a number of tools allowing you to scrape your own data without knowing code. We'll show you how to scrape with the free version of OutWit Hub.