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Interview with Simon Rogers, Editor of the Guardian’s Data Blog

March 31, 2011 by


Data Deborah and Spreadsheet Sue have been working hard on XCity magazine for the past few weeks. Simon Rogers was recently awarded the inaugural XCity Award, which you can read about in full here, but he also spoke to us about data. Watch the video below to hear his thoughts on infographics, crowdsourcing the MP’s […]

Should journalists crowdsource data?

March 30, 2011 by


At the recent talk given by Future Human’s Jack Roberts, he mentioned the different techniques employed by The Daily Telegraph and the Guardian when dealing with the data from the MP’s expenses scandal. The Telegraph locked several of their journalists in a ‘bunker’ to wade through the stacks of data, whereas the Guardian made the […]

A list of where to find data on the internet

March 30, 2011 by


Data is increasingly becoming a source of stories for journalists. Here at dressingupdata HQ we’re learning fast that data isn’t about the raw information, it’s about the stories that raw information tells us. But how does a journalist go about finding said data? We’ve compiled a list (everyone loves a list) as a one-stop shop […]

The relationship between data journalism and infographics

March 20, 2011 by


In some respects, it is difficult to discuss data journalism without introducing infographics into the mix. This post aims to discuss the relationship between these two very important, and increasingly popular, forms of journalism. In an earlier post, we introduced the concept of data journalism and explained briefly what it means (you can read the […]