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Privacy in the age of Data Journalism (4) – A Data Journalism check list

The good news for Data Journalists is that according to each of the bodies that govern British journalists intruding into the private lives of citizens in the UK is always justifiable – as long as it stands a strong enough … Continue reading

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“But you can’t just stick stuff out, it has to be checked” – an interview with Ben Leapman

At the recent Future Human : Data Journalism event in Shoreditch (yes, I  know, trendy right) I managed to catch up with Ben Leapman, Deputy News Editor at the Telegraph and major player in the MP’s expenses stories,to talk to … Continue reading

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Crime mapping and how not to visualise data

The Home Office’s recent £300K attempt to make crime data easily accessible through their new crime mapping service has failed rather spectacularly. But as an example of how not to go about data visualisation it can actually prove quite useful. … Continue reading

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