Resources for Data Mining

In my last three posts we have explored three main tools that help you scrap data from 1. web pages, 2.PDF files, 3. social media. As you become more comfortable with using these software, you might want to explore further tools and options that let you do more powerful data mining. While in this introductory …

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Data Mining from Social Media

In the last post we learned some basic tools on how to scrap data from webpages and from PDF files. In this post, I would like to introduce you to Netlytic, an open source tools that allows you to mine data from social media. Social media are a great resource for data mining - it …

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Why Journalists Need Data Journalism Skills

The profound changes in the way we produce, distribute and receive information have impacted greatly the profession of journalism. Some have predicted at best a shake-up in the industry and at worst the death of the profession. Others see these changes as an opportunity to make the profession more relevant than ever. A new era …

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