GIJN has collected and organized resources on using data in investigative reporting.
We begin with the best general training materials and then dive into the most useful tools. The entries in each category are alphabetical, with links and brief descriptions.
Data Journalism Resources:
- Getting Started — Books
- Getting Started — Tip Sheets
- Data Journalism Conferences
- Data Journalism Training Courses
- Getting Data — Scraping
- Getting Data — Using Open Records Laws
- Prepping Data — Tips
- Tools for Scraping, Cleaning, and Prepping Data
- Analyzing Data — Spreadsheets
- Analyzing Data — SQL
- Analyzing Data — Python
- Using R
- Visualizing Data
- Visualization Tools
- How To Create a Data Journalism Team
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Acknowledgements: This GIJN resource was prepared by GIJN staff and the Investigative Reporting Workshop, based at the School of Communication at American University, with contributions from Helena Bengsston, John Bones, Fred Vallance Jones, Madeleine Davison, Flor Coelho, Jennifer LaFleur, and Brant Houston.