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8 steps to starting a data team

To build a data journalism team, start small, build skills, and treat them as journalists, not developers.

Even more daunting than starting your first data journalism project may be putting together your first data journalism team. This piece, from ProPublica’s Scott Klein, smartly outlines the key steps and considerations, from starting small, to identifying the type of hires you should make, to the reporting structure of the team. One important takeaway: treat data journalists as journalists, not as technologists.