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Announcing the School of Data Journalism 2014 in Perugia

The School of Data Journalism will be hosted in Perugia from April 30th to May 4th, 2014, as part of the International Journalism Festival.


What I Learned at NICAR 2014: Data Journalism is Mainly Journalism

The third and final installment in a series on takeaways from the NICAR 2014 conference, featuring specific case studies.


The Slicer: Cutting Pivot Table Data to Size

Abbott Katz confronts Excel’s pivot tables once more, with two tricks that promise to resolve some of the tool’s shortcoming.

Hate Spreadsheets Formulas? Meet Drag and Drop Data Analysis Tool ‘QueryTree’

Daniel Thompson, the developer behind the data analysis tool QueryTree explains how the tool can help make data analysis simpler.

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The Art Market for Dummies: Building a Data-Driven Explainer

French journalist Jean Abbiateci tells us the story behind his award-winning data visualisation Art Market for Dummies.


The Mutually Beneficial Partnership at the Core of Women as Academic Authors

Introducing a promising model for doing data journalism: establishing partnerships between journalists and academic researchers.

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