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Share your thoughts: How can open data support free expression online?

IREX wants to hear from data journalists that sit at the nexus of these two worlds.


7 Strategies to effectively juggle between writing stories and software

Even the most seasoned of us still have to sometimes re-remember how we wrote a script. Steven Rich and Aaron Williams share tips to help.



A proofreader for your data.


Make polished data visualisations in minutes.

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19/9/2017 A comprehensive archive of data visualisations

From a collection of post-it notes, to an online catalogue of more than 150 data visuals.


The Knowledge City Index: Measuring the knowledge intensity of Australian cities

Knowledge cities may be the future drivers of prosperity, but until now there has been a surprising absence of tools to measure them.

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23/9/2017 - 24/9/2017

Data Journalism Bootcamp (New York, USA)

Taught by 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner Sarah Ryley, this bootcamp will go through the essentials of data journalism.

1/10/2017 - 6/10/2017

IEEE VIS 2017 (Pheonix, USA)

The premier forum for advances in scientific and information visualization.

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

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