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Guardian’s Data team win big at Online Media Awards

We at TheDataDay would like to congratulate Guardian.co.uk/data for winning the Technical Innovation Award at the inaugural Online Media Awards. Often cited the benchmark for interactive data-driven journalism and data visualisation at TheDataDay, judges described the Guardian’s DataStore and DataBlog … Continue reading

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Data journalism – Not a sexy as Julian Assange’s hair

Wikileaks made data journalism seem sexy. Not only was the content of the leaked documents exciting – who wouldn’t want to write about war and diplomacy? – the manner in which it was obtained would have made it seem very … Continue reading

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Handling game changing data: a how to

Over the last couple of days Simon Rogers, Editor of the Guardian Datablog and Datastore, has afforded us an insight into how the Guardian dealt with the game changing wiki-leaks releases over the course of last year in his blog … Continue reading

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The Wikileaks cables – a triumph for data journalism?

There has, obviously, been a lot of coverage of last night and this morning’s Wikileaks revelations. 250,000 classified documents is a big haul, and whatever the content of the cables themselves a leak that size is always going to make … Continue reading

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