Excel Fundamentals

By this point in semester, we have already covered different ways to find, access, and clean data to be used in stories. Now it's the time we get our hands dirty and dig into the data. However, beforehand, you need to understand what are you looking for in your dataset. There are several ways the …

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Data Developers and Journalists Merge in Newsrooms to Embrace New Roles

While in the past, traditionally newsrooms have employed data developers and journalists as separate entities of the newsrooms, these roles have somewhat merged creating a new beat in data journalism. “We have moved forward with the idea that data visualization is another way to tell the story. There has been a merging of the two …

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Headliners Foundation Scholarships

The Headliners Foundation of Texas annually awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduate communication students and college journalists attending universities across the state of Texas in order to promote excellence in journalism.The Foundation awarded over $60,000 in scholarships for 2016-2017 school year, with individual awards ranging from $2,000-$6,000 annually. Eligibility Criteria Applicants must demonstrate an active interest …

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Texas Tribune Student Fellowships

The Texas Tribune has ongoing fellowships/internships for students that include a variety of positions. Fellowships include: Paid Data Visuals Fellowships Paid Reporting Fellowships Photo Editing Fellowships Data Visuals Fellowship Description As part of the editorial staff, the Data Visuals team does a little bit of everything — from analyzing data and reporting to designing, building …

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Data Journalist Job, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, UK

Local Data Lab at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism is currently hiring a data journalist. It is an innovative project aimed at bringing data-led investigations to local journalism. Deadline: Feb 1, 2017 Job description: We will take on datasets that have yet to be broken down to a local level, investigate and reveal stories not …

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