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Like data and nifty online tools? Check out these gifts from flowingdata.com. Some very handy links in the list at this link... Tipster: Judith Townend. To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link - we will pay a fiver for the best ones published.
Journalism.co.uk speaks to those involved in the collaborative effort behind the release of the WikiLeaks Iraq war logs
Data journalism: How can journalists get started with scraping data from web pages? Dan Nguyen offers a basic introduction for non-programmer journalists in this post. Tipster: Laura Oliver. To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link - we will...
The Great British Class Survey – the first interactive commission by BBC Current Affairs – will form part of a wider examination of class by the broadcaster in 2011
Looking for some inspiration for leads? David Higgerson has a list of 20 Freedom of Information request ideas on his blog. Tipster: Rachel McAthy. To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link - we will pay a fiver for the best ones published.
ScraperWiki and the Open Knowledge Foundation were two of 16 winners in the international contest which funds digital news experiments
The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism site features this list of links to a series of free data tools which may be useful for journalists looking to analyse and display data in their work, compiled by Steve Doig. Tipster: Rachel McAthy.
Paul Bradshaw looks at how to use APIs to help combine two sets of data on his Online Journalism Blog, illustrating how this can be done using Excel, Google Refine and the Google Maps API. Tipster: Rachel McAthy.
Data: Get to grips with local authorities' and the UK government's spending data for stories on your patch with the Guardian's Coins Data explorer. Tipster: Laura Oliver. To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link - we will pay a fiver for the...
Social media experts share pointers on how to find relevant data on how stories are consumed, shared and discovered, and what to do with the results