An introduction to using data in Journalism



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Course introduction

Do you want to get started with data journalism, but don't know how? Or do you need a refresher on the basics? This first module in The fundamentals of data journalism course will kickstart your data journalism journey with foundational building blocks. You will learn the basics of spreadsheets and data visualisation. And you will learn to apply your new skills and knowledge.


Tegan Bedser

Tegan Bedser is a project manager for training and editorial projects at Media Hack Collective (MHC).

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An introduction to Google Sheets

In this lesson you will learn: 1) What a Google Sheets header row is and how to manipulate it 2) How to check the format of your data 3) How to make a copy of the original data.

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