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How to make it in data journalism – an Interhacktive guide

You're a budding data journalist and you’ve got your head around the basics - you've played around with Microsoft Excel, you’ve made a few...

A data journalism round-up from the Winter Olympics

With the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in full flow, we skate our way through the best examples of data journalism that have caught Interhacktives' eye over the past week.

Upcoming journalism events you need to know about (Feb – April)

Looking to network and improve your professional knowledge through data and digital journalism events? Worry not; Interhacktives has done all the research for you. Here's...

Five things we learned from The Times’ Build The News

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Unlike the past few years when Build the News focused on hacky concepts and newsroom tools, last weekend’s event went back to basics— telling...

City hosts BBC News Labs’ University Challenges

The first City University London Hackathon will take place this weekend as part of the BBC News Labs’ University Challenges. Organised by BBC News Labs...

Why you should apply to the Data Journalism Awards 2016

Are you a journalist with a data-driven project you are proud of? Apply to the Data Journalism Awards (DJAs) 2016 now The Data Journalism Awards are...

Megan Lucero interview: ‘all journalism will eventually be data journalism’

Hailing from a tiny Californian town, where the main mode of transport takes the literal measurement of horse power, Megan Lucero is quite the...

19 ways to find great data: tips from leading light Marianne...

Queen of data Marianne Bouchart shared her top data portals - and a few tricks - at this month's news:rewired conference. Bouchart is Communications Director and Data...

Lunch with the IHT: John Burn-Murdoch

At the tender age of 27, John Burn-Murdoch is one of the leading young lights of data journalism in the UK. His brief career to...

Nicolas Kayser-Bril interview: ‘It’s important to institutionalise data practices’

In 2008, Nicolas Kayser-Bril, a young graduate in media economics, fell into data journalism by chance because he could code simple stuff. He began...

Malcolm Coles interview: ‘news organisations don’t experiment enough’

The eyes of the British media are watching Malcolm Coles, the Telegraph’s Director of Digital Media. He is at the heart of the huge disruption...

Interview: Hera Hussain on the need for open data

Hera Hussain is Communities and Partnerships Manager at OpenCorporates, the world’s largest open companies database. When she isn’t busy organising hackathons and liberating corporate...

Video: How to use regex to scrape HTML pages

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...

How to get started with D3

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...

The best places to get your data

Best places to get your data For many beginners getting into data and what are the best places to get your data , the first...

6 sites that show why data is beta

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...

Carl Bialik interview: ‘Any data set has eureka potential’

We spoke with Carl Bialik, a writer for Nate Silver‘s new website FiveThirtyEight, and formerly The Numbers Guy for WSJ.

Making data visualisations for mobile with Quartz’s Chartbuilder

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...

The 2014 budget highlighted data journalism’s mobile device woes

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.

Interview with David Dubas-Fisher, Sports Data Journalist at Trinity Mirror

Are sports fans interested in data stories? Sophie Murray-Morris spoke to sports data journalist David Dubas-Fisher to find out...