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17 March 2012
In the first of a series of video tutorials on data journalism tools, J-Source's Computer Assisted Reporting editor Fred Vallance-Jones goes over how to use a Google spreadsheet to do some basic
24 February 2012
Data journalism is changing, and so is this space. We're going to make it less a place for insiders and more a place where all journalists and journalism students can learn how to find and use data.
17 February 2012
Check out this list of helpful web tools for journalists and tutorials on how to use the most popular social networking tools for news -- including Pinterest.
04 February 2012
If you hear the word ‘hacker’ and all you can think is News of the World scandal, stop cringing. Cecil Rosner explains how working with hackers who mine for publicly available data can be beneficial
01 February 2012
Around the world, newspapers are boldly experimenting with online infographics -- and they're making money. So why aren't papers in Canada following suit? Claire Prime looks into this in the latest
21 December 2011
Statistics Canada is going to make more of its data available to the public without charge, a move that has been years in the making.
28 October 2011
The federal government’s plan to destroy the data in the doomed long-gun registry has prompted an Ottawa Citizen reporter to publicly post a copy of registry data he obtained for a 2007 series
10 June 2011
Now, here's a breath of fresh air. Global News is going to make data it obtains for its own projects available to the public. It has already posted the data it used for an a mapping project on
31 May 2011
The federal government's first, hesitant step toward an open-data policy is to be praised, even if so far it is unclear if it represents a real move to openness or is more of a public relations

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