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News values in data journalism, or: zOMG you won’t believe what data is doing to our news…

Is data making our news better or worse? Dr Murray Dick explores.


The EU Referendum debate on Twitter: Who is winning on Twitter - vote leave or vote remain?

Using the Visibrain Quick Trends feature, Wasim Ahmed and Georgina Parsons analyzed tweeting volumes during the EU Referendum debate.



Scrape websites visually.


A visualization app for Asian Development Bank data.

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Crying: Can our tears be parsed?

Robin Weis collected self-data on her crying habits to understand more about the emotions behind the tears.


Obstructed View: What’s blocking New Yorkers from getting tickets

The New York State Attorney General conducted a data analysis to answer the question: why is it so hard to buy a ticket at face value?

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