Organization, tools, collaboration… Here are a few tips from Mar Cabra, editor of the Data and Research Unit at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. She has been part of the two major cross-border investigations of LuxLeaks and SwissLeaks. Cabra also teaches data journalism in her native Spain, where she also organizes other datajournalism activities.
I met her in Brussels during the News Impact Summit, 24 february 2015, where she gave a presentation of how dealing with leaked or sensitive files.
To go further :
- Google Refine
- Google Fusion Tables
- Many Eyes
- Tableau Public
- Detective.io : “A tool for collaborative network analysis. Explore connections in your collected data in seconds and edit them with your coworkers.”
- Mooc Rue89 – Nicolas Kayser-Bril : Comment devenir un bon datajournaliste
Articles – Publication
- Guide du datajournalisme – Datajournalism handbook
- How to get started with data journalism – Factsheets & Guides
- Datajournalism Awards – Gen – Selected Projects
- Le data-journalisme, c’est de l’enquête, pas du code
- 6 questions à 5 datajournalistes
- Hyblab.fr, atelier coopératif, 1er cluster et labo numérique des médias.
- Les Décodeurs – Le Monde
Datajournalism Work Flow
“The split is roughly 70% tidying up the data, 30% doing the fun stuff of visualising and presenting it. So, how do we get through that 70%?”
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- Five paradoxes of a dying press
- What are the perfect tools for a mobile reporter?
- ’10 trends that news organisations should not be following’