Doing Journalism with Data:

First Steps, Skills and Tools

A free online data journalism course with 5 leading experts.

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Call for papers: How are educators rising to the challenge of teaching data journalism skills?

Data journalists are invited to contribute their experiences to help educators respond to the speciality’s unique challenges.


The Paradise Papers in four data visuals

With over 1.4 terabytes of data to trawl through, there have been no shortages of data to visualise.


The Ethical Journalist’s Toolkit

A free, online course to help you apply ethical principles to your data stories.


Analyse data by making mind maps and networks with Coggle.

rssFeatured Projects


Strava Global Heatmap: Explore the world’s athlete playgrounds

Data from more than 1 billion activities goes in to making Strava’s new map showcasing worldwide activity.


The ‘Venezuela Econ’ app: Harnessing data to understand a spectacular economic meltdown

How one journalist plugged inefficiencies in the way that news outlets obtain, parse, and publish data about Venezuela’s crisis.

rssUpcoming Events

15/11/2017 - 17/11/2017

DataFest (Tbilisi, Georgia)

The first annual international data & communications event in the South Caucasus.

16/11/2017 - 19/11/2017

10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (Johannesburg, South Africa)

The world’s largest international gathering of investigative reporters.

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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