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rssNews & Analysis

2/2/2016

Measuring ‘hate’ through Google searches

Former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz explains how Google searches can gauge public sentiment that polls and surveys can’t always measure.
 

1/2/2016

Where but when and why: Deaths of journalism

Kaiser Fung audits three ways journalists’ deaths data has been mapped.
 

rssResources

Weka

Open-source machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks.
 

Power BI

Launched this week in beta mode, Microsoft’s Power BI allows you to export live-updating visualizations to the web.
 

rssFeatured Projects

6/2/2016

Dive Against Debris: Employing 25,600 scuba divers to collect data

A global citizen science program that trains scuba divers to conduct underwater surveys, generating quantitative data on the debris they see.
 

27/1/2016

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Using visual tools to reveal the human impact of drones

An interactive project that highlights the victims of drone attacks in Pakistan.
 

rssUpcoming Events

15/12/2015 - 16/12/2015

Code for South Africa Data Journalism School (South Africa)

Code for South Africa is launching Africa’s first data journalism school in February 2016.
 

11/1/2016 - 7/3/2016

McGraw Hill Financial Data Journalism (Online)

With the support of McGraw Hill Financial, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will offer two online courses for reporters – one in English…
 

About the project

DataDrivenJournalism.net 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.

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