A resource for news innovators to learn, plan & do.
Complexity: Beginner
Article Complexity Bar Graph

Getting started with data journalism

Walk through the process, from start to finish, of putting together a data-driven story, with tips and common mistakes to avoid.

Demystify data journalism with this webinar that covers:

  • Getting data (downloading, via FOIA, or through advanced Google searches)
  • Analyzing data, including using a data dictionary, cleaning the fields, and “interviewing your data”
  • Visualizing data using free or easily-accessible tools such as Google Fusion, Google Charts or Excel.

Go directly to the webinar here.