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BuzzData.com – A Social Network for Data Journalists

A BuzzData user profile page Earlier this month data journalism got it’s very own a social network with the launch of Toronto-based website BuzzData. Users of this new service can upload data, visualisations, articles and background on a topic or … Continue reading

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Fancy some Tube data – download below!

As I have previously discussed, Transport for London has a terribly inconsistent and difficult to comprehend policy on releasing data. Regular data releases are made occasionally but most of the useful data comes from Freedom of Information requests of their … Continue reading

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Hassle-free screen scraping with Dapper

Unfortunately for journalists, not all data on the internet is available in easy downloadable formats. Before the advent of public data releases, screen scraping was the most common method to pull information into a nice format. Screen scraping is a … Continue reading

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