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You’re a dog person, let’s face it, and It’s because you appreciate a pooch that you share a Facebook Live poll asking users to...

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As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told investors of his ‘video first’ strategy, content creators are trying to find ways to optimise their video output...

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What's a pirate's favourite programming language and statistical computing environment? Why, it’s R, of course. Jokes aside, R is the language of choice for...

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As most digital journalists know, Snapchat is a vast and in some ways underutilised tool. Snapchat claims to have over 8 billion users per...

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By 2019, 80% of all internet traffic will be for video – the online world is far from being only about text and images. One...

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Facebook can be a very valuable tool for traffic for many websites, and mastering an online presence on the social platform is often the difference between...

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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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Warning: This how-to is for Mac users, since it provides information on installing Mac OS X apps. Windows is quite similar though, you'll have to...

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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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CartoDB logo Knowing how to create interactive maps can be a very useful skill for a data journalist, and there is an easy, free...

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Lies, damn lies, and statistics. At least that’s how the saying goes and how the wider public feel, for some reason people tend to...
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Ever wanted to scrape something with OutWit Hub but the data you want is tied up in ugly HTML tags that change with each new...

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Declining print circulations, traditionalism, internal politics, a small budget. These are problems that don't just affect local newspapers, but it hits them worse. So...

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If you’re interested in dataviz, you’ve probably been hearing a whole bunch about D3. When you stumble across a really creative-looking visualisation, chances are...

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I recently finished a couple weeks' worth of shifts at The Times, working on the digital team as a community manager. My duties included...

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So you want to get started with coding, but don’t know where to start. It can feel like a daunting project, possibly because many of...

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Get retweets, get paid. Tweet differently. Everyone else is tweeting where the march is, where it's going, how many people there are... Zzzz. Why do you...

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There appears to be a real appetite for new tools which attempt to make life easier for data journalists. Ranging from the advanced, like the...