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Correction: In the podcast, we refer to the organisation running the Data Journalism Awards (GEN) as the General Editors' Network. It is in fact the Global Editors' Network. Entries are now open for the Data Journalism Awards 2017, as of...
Did Pope Francis endorse Donald Trump? Did Hillary Clinton sell weapons to Isis? If you don't know the answers to these questions, you may have been the victim of fake news. In the first episode of a new podcast...
Journalists aren’t used to taking advice from tech companies. Indeed, the row between Facebook and the journalism industry has intensified over the last two months. A Vox article published earlier this month attacked Mark Zuckerberg, who has been called...
It was over donuts and sushi that Interhacktives found out more about corporate networks and how to access company data. Last Wednesday, a pack of 13 of us attended the meetup "Flash Hacks: Map the Banks", an initiative by the London-based organisation...
We go behind data scraped from the front page of Reddit - what does it tell us about the online super-community?
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.
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.
Anthony Organ says data journalists must combine traditional skills with the numbers...
From EU cookie law to Buzzfeed UK, Nassos Stylianou brings you the top stories of 2013 to come out of Interhacktives HQ.
Here's a simple guide to Raw. You can make alluvial diagrams, which represents flows and changes in network structures, and so much more.
Sophie Murray-Morris shows you how to make an easy choropleth map using Google Fusion Tables to help you visualise your data.
Big data. We’ve been hearing it all too often as of late. The world is coming to realise that the amount of information spread across the web could lead to innovation after innovation. But how do we find it...