Jacob Harris on the hows and whys of designing interactives to survive the future.
Alan Palazzolo on how the MinnPost team rocks it without a big budget
Joe Germuska on the iterative, human-centered process that’s made the new Census Reporter project especially awesome.
The Center for Investigative Reporting continues their work visualizing Department of Veterans Affairs’ data. Here, they discuss their development process.
Chase Davis lays down some data science upon us to change how you think about the questions you’re asking of your data
As the government shutdown grinds into its third day, many news developers, civic data hackers, and open gov activists are starting to feel the hurt due to the suspension of most government data feeds, APIs, and websites. How they’re adapting and collaborating to fill the gaps of the shutdown.
Jake Harris opens a serious barrel of monkeys about when and how to issue corrections for data journalism.
Matt Waite on what to do when things don’t work out like you planned.
The Wall Street Journal’s Jeremy Singer-Vine recently released Reporter, an open source tool that makes it easy to hide and reveal the code behind common forms of data visualization presented on the web. We spoke with him about the tool’s makeup, design goals, and future development plan.
John Keefe on tracking the cicada pestilence with open source sensor journalism and crowdsourced data collection
Matt Waite says just because you can make it doesn’t mean you should
Third in a three-part series by Adrian Holovaty about hairy data-parsing problems from a journalist’s perspective
Jake Harris on how dead accounts and spambots can mess with your Twitter data mojo
Read Dave Stanton‘s essential primer on basic statistical principles and you won’t get caught with your data pants down.
In this OpenNews Learning special, Jonathan Stray presents an equation-free statistics talk on data and the shape of randomness.
Jake Harris on just a few of the myriad reasons why using tweets as data is less than ideal.
On the weekend leading into the Knight-MIT Civic Media Conference, Knight-Mozilla OpenNews and MIT sponsored a hack day focused on data liberation and housed at the MIT Media Lab.
The Center for Investigative Reporting recently released an API of data from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, which it compiled in reporting on a backlog of disability claims.