Learning How to Use the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey like a Pro
Paul Overberg explains base tables and how to get the best data from them (hint: ask good questions!).
Learning Newsroom Analytics: A Primer
Jacqui Maher says it’s not just the numbers, it’s what they mean about the audience.
Learning You Got the Documents. Now What?
Jonathan Stray’s guide to turning documents into data you can run with.
More case studies:
Eva Constantaras on training data journalists where data journalism isn’t a standard practice.
Tyler Dukes on combining the power of data-sorting tools with old-fashioned digging.
Christopher Groskopf’s tricks for going to the office without going to the office.
Vox Media’s VP of technology breaks down the hard and frequently messy lessons his organization has learned about clearing the way for successful tech collaboration in newsrooms.
As part of the orientation week for the 2014 class of Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellows, fellow nerd-cuber Mike Tigas and I led a hackathon at Mozilla’s headquarters in San Francisco…
Wes Lindamood explains the magic of working together from the start with a UX-driven process
Michael Corey’s guide to smashing the earth for fun and profit
Shane Shifflett on the fine art of news judgment and why it’s as important for data journalists as ace coding skills.
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.
Chase Davis lays down some data science upon us to change how you think about the questions you’re asking of your data
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.
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