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Data Journalism

GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Stories with Maps, Tools with Charts, Casting for Shakespeare

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from October 15 to 21 finds @Esri’s @AllenCarroll talking the power of maps in storytelling, @visualizingdata’s catalogue of charts and corresponding tools to help information designers, and @ericwilliamlin’s deep dive into the data of casting decisions in Shakespearean plays since the 1900s.

Data Journalism Methodology

The Research Desk: Tools for Tweets, Domain History, Data

We’re back with another selection of web resources and reports that might be of interest to journalists around the world. On the list this week: new reports from the International Labour Organization, Congressional Research Service, and UK House of Commons; and tools to search domain ownership, load tweets into a spreadsheet, and search open data. Good hunting!

Reporting Tools & Tips

Innovative Tools and Resources for Global Mapping

Nearly 15,000 people from a wide range of professions and industries are attending an annual global mapping conference in San Diego, California in the U.S. But only a few dozen journalists are there, despite the numerous ideas, methodologies, data, and potential sources that are available. Known as the ESRI International User Conference, it provides many of the presentations online.