Doing Journalism with Data:

First Steps, Skills and Tools

A free online data journalism course with 5 leading experts.

View course information

rssNews & Analysis


Portals of transparency advance in Latin America, but with reduced range

Do Latin American countries hamper or encourage civic engagement? Reinaldo Chaves examines the region’s open data dynamics.


The 2016 IRE Awards contest is now open for entries

Submit your data driven investigations to be considered for one of the most prestigious awards in journalism.


Mapzen Mobility Explorer

An in-browser tool to explore transit data.

IIAG Data Portal

A free, online resource that puts African data at your fingertips.

rssFeatured Projects


EndorsementDB: Predicting the U.S. election without polls

Following the unexpected 2016 election results, Wendy Liu asked whether measuring endorsements could provide an alternative to traditional polls.


Lost Cause: Seeing America through the losing candidates

ProPublica mapped every county that has supported the losing presidential candidate since 1828.

rssUpcoming Events

21/10/2016 - 11/12/2016

Data Journalism Production Workshop: Trace Human Rights #datosddhh (Madrid, Spain)

Detect patterns in breach of human rights and turn them into worth telling stories.

13/12/2016 - 13/12/2016

News Impact Summit 2016 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Discuss the role of emotions in digital storytelling.

About the project is a hub for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data to support journalism. The website is part of an European Journalism Centre initiative dedicated to accelerating the diffusion and improving the quality of data journalism around the world. We also run the online course Doing Journalism with Data as well as the School of Data Journalism, and are behind the acclaimed Data Journalism Handbook.

This intiative receives partial funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

Join the mailinglist

Join our data journalism mailing list to connect with over 1500 like-minded practitioners and get news updates delivered right to your inbox.