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    • Charting Tools for the Newsroom

      Data Visualisation

      Charting Tools for the Newsroom

      by Maarten Lambrechts

      In this course we introduce and learn to use some tools every journalist can adopt to produce graphics that can support or carry a story.

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    • Mapping for Journalists

      Data Visualisation

      Mapping for Journalists

      by Maarten Lambrechts

      The vast majority of stories published in the news have a geographical dimension: knowing and telling where something happened is part of good journalism.

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    • Mistakes We Made So You Don't Have To: Data Visualisation, Journalism and the Web

      Data Visualisation

      Mistakes We Made So You Don't Have To: Data Visualisation, Journalism and the Web

      by Jonathon Berlin

      In this course you'll learn how to understand audience, how to built relationships in the newsroom, how to think of ideas and create them, and you'll get an overview of approaches and things learned at the Chicago Tribune as they have tried to tell more stories using data and visuals on the web.

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    • Going Viral Using Social Media Analytics

      Social Media

      Going Viral Using Social Media Analytics

      by Stijn Debrouwere

      This course will teach you how to deal with underperforming articles, how to get more out of social media, how to measure your true fans and how to judge success.

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    • Cleaning Data in Excel

      Data Driven Journalism

      Cleaning Data in Excel

      by Maarten Lambrechts

      In this course we'll introduce and demonstrate some useful Excel commands and formulas for cleaning up and transforming data. But you’ll also learn some strategies and tricks for managing your data cleaning processes.

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    • Bulletproof Data Journalism

      Data Driven Journalism

      Bulletproof Data Journalism

      by Stijn Debrouwere

      This course will teach you everything you need to know to make your data journalism bulletproof.

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    • Google Search for Journalists

      Basic Course

      Google Search for Journalists

      by Nicholas Whitaker

      This course will teach you how to use Google search more efficiently and and reveal some of its secrets that are useful for any of your research online.

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    • Verification: The Basics

      Emergency Reporting

      Verification: The Basics

      by Craig Silverman, Claire Wardle

      In the age of the Internet, rumours and hoaxes quickly spread during breaking news situations. As a result, there is an increased need for journalists to sort real, authentic content from the fakes. This course will provide the basics on how to get started with verifying online information.

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    • Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools

      Data Driven Journalism

      Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools

      by Paul Bradshaw, Alberto Cairo, Steve Doig, Simon Rogers, Nicolas Kayser-Bril

      Comprising of video lectures, tutorials, assignments, readings and discussion forums, this course is open to anyone in the world with an Internet connection who wants to tell stories with data.

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    • Managing Data Journalism Projects

      Data Driven Journalism

      Managing Data Journalism Projects

      by Jacopo Ottaviani

      Bringing a data journalism project to a good end is not an easy task. There are a lot of variables and processes at play that need to be managed and accounted for before the project can be produced and in the end published.

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    • When to hire a data journalist

      Data Journalism

      When to hire a data journalist

      by Winny de Jong

      When should managing editors or freelance journalists think of bringing in a data-savy journalist? Data journalist Winny de Jong explains the common process and workflow of data-driven storytelling, and explains when to hire data knowledge to deepen your stories for the better.

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    • Python for journalists

      Python for journalists

      by Winny de Jong

      Webscraping is one of the most used techniques by data journalists. Have your computer automatically collect information from the web, to start your data-driven reporting. In the Scraping with Python for Journalists course, you’ll learn to use the Python programming language to automate your data collection process.

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    • R for journalists

      R for journalists

      by Marie-Louise Timcke

      R is getting more and more popular among Data Journalists worldwide. It can be used for complex statistics, but it can also be used to clean, join and superficially analyse data.

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