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When you combine the sheer scale and range of digital information now available with a journalist’s "nose for news" and her ability to tell a compelling story, a new world of possibility opens up. With The Data Journalism Handbook, you’ll explore the potential, limits, and applied uses of this new and fascinating field.

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Paperback, 242 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2012)
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Shawn
The particularly well-conceived infographic that illustrates the story arc of this handbook started my relationship with the book on a very positive tone. The diagram provides a superb roadmap and gives me (as a self-perceived visual thinker) an indication of where I can derive the most value from it. It also describes the general intent of the book itself and I give it a very strong recommendation. According to the accompanying narrative it was conceived and initially constructed in a 48 hours ...more
Danial
A succinct aggregation of articles on the rise of data-based journalism (using data as the story rather than a means to collaborate a preexisting story), this handbook offers an insight into some newer internet based journalism firms (Like The Guardian) and how Data Journalism ushered them into relevance.
José
Licenciado con Creative Commons, The Data Journalism Handbook existe gracias a una gran cantidad de contribuidores. El libro está fuertemente basado en publicaciones periodisticas basadas en datos, introduce al concepto de Data Journalism, explica su importancia y que tener en cuenta a la hora de realizar un trabajo de ese tipo, adjunta también que herramientas estan disponibles para hacerlo.
amy
A great starting point with examples & practical tips. Don't stop at this book (v. 1.0)—jump in and start exploring to truly reap the benefits of the knowledge and experience collected here.
Derrick Schneider
Inspirational stories, great ideas, good guide to resources. Lacks the how-to aspect of, say, Visualize This (which I recommend), but still very good.
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Jonathan Gray is Director of Policy and Ideas at the Open Knowledge Foundation, where he coordinates policy and advocacy work to expand the digital commons of public information, research and culture.

He has helped to start numerous initiatives at the Foundation, including the Data Journalism Handbook, Europe’s Energy, OpenSpending, and The Public Domain Review.

He studied Philosophy at Corpus Chri
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