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Polling and big data in the age of Trump, Brexit, and the Colombian Referendum

Raymond Perkins and Michael Li look back at the history of polling to dispel assumptions about the reliability of polling with big data.


Don’t test me: Using Fisher’s exact test to unearth stories about statistical relationships

A test to help journalists determine if there is a relationship between variables such as gender, race, or the share of the votes in an election.


NDC Explorer

A one-stop-shop for exploring national climate action plans.


Extract, analyze and visualize Twitter data - no code needed.

rssFeatured Projects


Mediendienst Integration: Separating fact from fiction on migration

A free service that uses data to improve the reportage of migration-related issues in Germany.

9/1/2017 Telling open data stories about military history

Alex Howard interviewed the creators of a new open government data platform that aims to make military stories more accessible.

rssUpcoming Events

26/1/2017 - 27/1/2017

Digital Opportunities and Challenges: Researching Journalism and Media in a Digital Age (UK)

This conference will explore new directions in journalism and media research in digital environments.

27/1/2017 - 28/1/2017

2017 Nordic Data Journalism Conference (Odense, Denmark)

NODA17 will provide a window to some of the world’s brightest minds on data journalism and media trends.

About the project is a hub for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data to support journalism. The website is part of an European Journalism Centre initiative dedicated to accelerating the diffusion and improving the quality of data journalism around the world. We also run the online course Doing Journalism with Data as well as the School of Data Journalism, and are behind the acclaimed Data Journalism Handbook.

This intiative receives partial funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

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