Reporters looking to break into data journalism are encouraged to check out a how-to column published by The Guardian. The piece breaks down the vast field of data journalism into four manageable parts: finding, interrogating, visualizing and mashing data.
According to the column, journalists new to working with data should “find a story best told through numbers” and remember that journalistic tools still apply. For example, it’s important to contextualize initial data within further data, and display the information in a visually compelling way.
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