Using Excel for data journalismSteve Doig, Data Driven Journalism,
Almost every journalist has one of the most useful data journalism tools just sitting on their computer: Excel. Yet relatively few have spent much time with it. Excel is an exceptionally powerful and relatively easy-to-use tool that can do more than you might think. Demystify Excel by learning to sort and filter data, write simple formulas or functions, and create powerful pivot tables that can aggregate your data and provide you with keen insights.