While shocking crimes may carry headlines, the crime beat encompasses so much than murder mysteries and whodunnit stories. This edition explores four other angles, along with tips for using crime data throughout the entire reporting cycle.
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We spoke to our Data Journalism Handbook 2 authors about data visualisation trends and challenges for newsrooms.
Unfortunately for data journalists, it’s easy for our arsenal of numbers and statistics to aid various untruths. In this edition, First Draft answers your questions on tackling information disorder.
SPIEGEL ONLINE’s data team joined us to answer your questions on algorithmic accountability reporting, and the teamwork behind it.
Following the beta release of the Data Journalism Handbook 2, we gave you the opportunity to quiz its editors, Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru, on what they have in store.
Fact-checking: AMA with Africa Check, Tirto.id, RMIT ABC Fact Check, Correctiv/EchtJetzt, and Factchecker.in
Armed with data, fact-checking organisations across the globe work tirelessly to help separate these facts from fiction, and any misnomers in-between.
Companies in West Africa make billions every year, yet most of the region’s citizens live on less than $2 a day. Why? Well, as West Africa Leaks revealed, the answer often lies in two words: tax evasion.
The 2018 World Cup might be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the data journalism that it inspired. We collated a full roundup of data journalism that dissected, predicted, and queried the World Cup.
Journalistic uses of augmented reality, virtual reality, 360 video, and other techniques, have gained momentum over the past few years, so we got the Journalism 360 ambassadors onboard to answer your questions about immersive storytelling.
If a robot wrote this article, you may not know it. The movement to produce automated content has accelerated in the past few years. But editorial policies have not kept up. Why are attribution and crediting policies important for 'robot journalism'?
Where does data come from? What can journalists do with it? And what happens once they're done with it? Jonathan Stray explores these questions and more.