How we use R to remember Omayra Sánchez and all the deadly victims of natural disasters

November 19, 2018

In the framework of the Code For All Global Summit, we paid tribute to all the victims of natural disasters.

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AbreLatam received Datasketch's Urbano project

September 11, 2017

Datasketch-Urbano continues to talk, this time within the framework of the fifth version of Abrelatam that took place from August 23 to 25 in San José de Costa Rica.

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This game helps you learn how to spot fake-news

July 28, 2017

In the fight against fake-news, the designer and filmmaker Christopher Cinq-Mars Jarvis developed PolitiTruth: a non-profit game of distinguishing political fact from fiction in the United States.

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Young journalists: this prize is for you!

July 25, 2017

Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world to submit their most compelling stories.

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Apply for a scholarship to cover COP23

July 21, 2017

Climate Change Media Partnership offers a scholarship program that will allow several journalists to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP23) to be held between 6 and 17 November in Bonn, Germany.

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Use this guide to be safe while working with Facebook

July 13, 2017

Facebook: Security Guide for Journalists

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Google News includes a fact-checking widget in it new version

July 09, 2017

New Google widget that confirms information

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8 bit statistics

July 07, 2017

Innovative Data Visualization

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200 journalist get together in Madrid to face fake news

July 02, 2017

The goal of #GlobalFact4 will be to exchange experiences and address new data verification challenges among media representatives such as The Washington Post, RAI, Le Monde, France Info and organizations such as Full Fact, Checked, Google News Lab or Facebook.

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A new Data Journalism Handbook will be published in 2018!

June 27, 2017

The European Journalism Centre and the Google News Lab have decided to relaunch and update the Data Journalism Handbook, published in 2011. Calls for collaborations are opened!

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NewsLab launches courses you can make if you don't have time at all

June 25, 2017

The relationship between time and journalism is a complicated one. If the journalists need time to deepen their digital skills for reporting, it might seem like an impossible affair.

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Six tips to protect your information

June 21, 2017

The people from Social Tic shared their advice to protect information and, no matter how sophisticated an attack might be.

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These are the winners of the #dja2017

June 19, 2017

These are the first international awards recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide and were given during the DJA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner at Hofburg Palace in Vienna.

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The best in #ddj this week!

June 12, 2017

This week we have seen new and very interesting #ddj projects. This is our selection we believe may interest you.

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This is how you can think like a Freak when handling data

June 11, 2017

The best-selling Freakonimics authors explain how they’ve been creating a data culture all their own, showing the world how to make smarter, savvier decisions with data.  What is their main advice to, in other words, think like a Freak? 

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Don't miss the best of the Microsoft Summit!

June 11, 2017

If you were not able to fly to Seattle to be part of the conference, you now can get the best of this data analysis event through their live updates and video streaming. 


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This course will teach everything you need to know about Excel for #ddj

June 04, 2017

Datasets are mostly never clean, neat or organized.They have  errors, missing values, wrong formatting… most of the times it’s a nightmare.

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This is the ultimate dataset to find reliable sources

June 03, 2017

Wondering where to find reliable datasets you can use to do #ddj? Quartz’s data editor, Chris Groskopf, just released a curated list of useful datasets published by important sources.

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Turn boring data into cool GIFs with this tool

May 30, 2017

Want to make your lazy data a cool GIF to tell stories? Google has launched a handy animation tool that essentially lets you transform your illustrations into animated comparison GIFs.

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Choose the #dataviz you need according to the 5W questions

May 28, 2017

What do you do to decide which graphic you’ll use when you are telling a story?

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Why every journalist should use The Archive's Wayback Machine

May 22, 2017

The Wayback Machine allows anyone to explore historical captures (snapshots) of internet pages. For example, this was the homepage of the Washington Post on September 12th 2001.

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Hallelujah! Finally a free PNG image bank

May 22, 2017

The PNGimg platform offers at least 25,000 images in PNG format so you don’t waste time in the tedious process of removing the backgrounds and correcting the images.

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This is our pick for the #DJA2017

May 22, 2017

After revising GEN’s choices, we’ve come with our own pick for each category.

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This is the #ddj dictionary you've been looking for

May 09, 2017

Navigating the field of data journalism might be hard for those who are just entering the hard relationship between data, storytelling and programming.


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ForoCap, the best meeting of journalism in Central America

May 09, 2017

Next week, El Salvador will receive again more than 3,000 journalists from Latin America to discuss the challenges they face while working in the region.

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Dataviz.Tools: millions of resources to develop your #ddj skills

April 29, 2017

All the resources you need to develope data journalisim in one place. 

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Tips to have in mind when choosing an encryption App

April 17, 2017

Protecting information and sources has been fundamental since the beginning of journalism, but the use of technology has made reporters have to look for new methods.

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Use this tool to compare images and see how time changes all

March 19, 2017

Juxtapose was developed by the Knight Lab to allow users to compare two images.

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Build interactive personalized mobile maps

March 15, 2017

Folleto es una moderna biblioteca JS que te permiten diseñar mapas interactivos.

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ChartAccent, a tool for Data-Driven Storytelling

March 14, 2017

his library allows you to highlight significant data from your data visualization.

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Learn statistics through #dataviz

March 05, 2017

Seeing Theory allows you to learn statistics using interactive visualizations. 

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Don't miss your chance to apply to the #DJA

February 26, 2017

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. The deadline to summit for the 2017 edition is 07 April 2017.


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Last chance to submit your proposal to the Data Journalism Awards

April 12, 2016

This year comes the Data Journalism Awards  (DJA). These are the awards that for 5 years the organization Global Editors Network have been promoting. These awards have served as a reference and platform to highlight new data journalism projects with a focusing on data processing and structuring.

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The best 9 data visualization libraries

April 10, 2016

The need convey information with visualizations has increased with the availability of data sources, and therefore the supply of tools to create visualizations is on the rise. With so much on offer, what visualization tools should you choose for your project?

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Scrapping for dummies? Spiranca comes to the rescue

February 28, 2016

After Kimono’s death, many developers and data journalist cried their eyes out. Losing such a good scraping tool made it hard for all of us who use data as our daily input. Luckily, developer Kevin Çobanaj decided to follow Kimono’s steps and will launch Spiranca, a new app that will allow anyone to easily crawl websites and turn them into structured API’s.

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University of Hong Kong will offer MOOC on data driven journalism

February 24, 2016

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong is offering a five-week course on the fundamentals of data journalism starting 4 April, in partnership with the Google News Lab and top news organisations in Asia.

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