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29 April 2013
Two Canadian news outlets – The Globe and Mail and Global News -- have been nominated for the Data Journalism Awards , the only international prize for data-driven journalism. 72 finalists were
24 April 2013
By Glen McGregor, for Media Magazine The Conservative government angered environmentalists last fall when it introduced changes to a law that protects lakes and rivers from development. The Navigable
24 April 2013
By David McKie There has been a lot of distressing talk about the slow but sure death of journalism as we know it. With each passing week, there is news of yet another newspaper scaling back
23 April 2013
That’s not to say that other newsrooms don’t have investigative teams that employ data analysts or do regular data-led investigations, but he hasn’t heard of any other newsroom that had a dedicated
23 April 2013
Global News data desk journalist Patrick Cain outlines his favourite five free data journalism tools: Google Fusion tables, NodeXL, Scapetoad, JQuery Data Tables, and Tableau Public.
10 April 2013
When the CBC's Fifth Estate came calling for information on Canada's hospitals, the provinces responded with a collective "no." Data journalism editor Fred Vallance-Jones says it happens all too
01 May 2012
The Data Journalism Handbook is available online for free, and includes insight into how top news organizations use data to enhance their reporting.
30 April 2012
In the second of our continuing series of video tutorials on using data journalism tools, Fred Vallance-Jones shows you how to calculate percentages in a Google Docs spreadsheet.
17 April 2012
Raw data can be the foundation for good stories—you just have to know how to use it. Here, David McKie explains the benefits of computer assisted reporting and data-driven journalism and the sessions


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