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Looking to refresh your knowledge or learn the fundamental skills of using data in journalism to increase the impact, diversity and quality of your stories? Watch the free training tutorials in your own time at your own pace.
The course is free for anyone to do at their own pace whenever they have time.
You will learn how to make sense of datasets and how to tell stories supported by the data. You’ll also learn how to find, analyse, interpret and visualise data in compelling new ways. The lessons are grouped into five modules:
So, whether you are a journalist who is curious about how data can unlock new story angles or looking for a refresher on basic data skills, these training videos are for you!
This week we're featuring one of our lessons on data visualisation: Best Practices.
This course has been developed by Media Hack Collective - experts in data-driven journalism.
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Do you want to get started with data journalism, but don't know how? Or do you need a refresher on the basics? This module will help you.
As a journalist, you interview a lot of people for your stories. Now, just because you have data, it doesn’t mean that your approach should be any different. Interview it like you would a person!
The words “easy” and “maths” in the same sentence? Nope, we are not pulling your leg. You can do data journalism - easily - without a maths degree.
Visualisations bring the “ooooh” factor to data-driven journalism, but their purpose is greater than simply making your story “pretty”. They bring data to life, help you to analyse and explore your data and find story angles that you may not have identified. They enable you to communicate more effectively with your audience too.