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New to data journalism and keen to learn but unsure about the kind of stories you could uncover with numbers? Well worry not because the Interhacktives have collected the examples of experts in action so you don't have to. Here's a roundup...
We go behind data scraped from the front page of Reddit - what does it tell us about the online super-community?
We sit down with Quandl's co-founder and head of data Abraham Thomas about his project.
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 how quickly her work can change – from looking at users' snow photos for a...
Interhacktives sat down with Jeremy Tarling, senior data architect for the BBC, to find out what the world’s premier news organisation is doing in digital innovation. What actually is a data architect? To be frank, I think it's a job title...
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 powerful software for cleaning messy data Open Refine, to the simple interactive chart-maker Datawrapper, a...
If you are an aspiring data journalist, don't miss out on this opportunity to be published by Ampp3d: the Daily Mirror's experimental site for data visualisation. Create a mobile visualisation Entrants are invited to create a mobile-friendly data visualisation reflecting a current...
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.
“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 out there trying to visually explain information they have obtained through data. They are using...
From today, we are accepting entries for our competition to by published by Ampp3d: the Daily Mirror's experimental site for data visualisation. Create a mobile visualisation Entrants are invited to create a mobile-friendly data visualisation reflecting a current news story, with the winner...
Our tutorial on data journalism will start at 6pm today (Monday 24th March) – click here for the link.   To see last week's tutorial on social media verification, click here.   The time for our first hour of Interhacktivity is almost upon us. The tutorials...
Piktochart is a website that allows you to create infographics in an easy way. With its simple and clear style, it’s perfect for small datasets that can be explored from a number of different angles. I am going to take...
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 are trying to do with Ampp3d. First of all we are trying to answer the question:...
Nassos Stylianou introduces you to the various tools used for extracting data from PDFs, and weighs up their pros and cons...
Want to get paid for a data journalism story. Enter our competition and you could be featured on Ampp3d...
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 for coding skills. As Sally Hadadi, from Import.io, told Journalism.co.uk: the idea is to "democratise" data. "We...
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.
If you've ever wondered what it takes to become a modern day journalist with a wide set of skills in terms of data and social, Interhacktives are here to assist you. We are going to share the knowledge we...
This afternoon from 5 PM, Interhacktives will live blog from the Online News Association discussion and networking event of 2014. Journalists and guest speakers will discuss how digital journalists and editors juggle the need for speed and the need for accurate reporting...
Wordpress isn't the only option for bloggers. Rachel Banning-Lover teaches you how to use Weebly...