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Optimizing a crash course in data journalism


Internews in Kenya’s third week-long data journalism workshop, which wrapped up on  August 24, confirmed our growing suspicion that in a week, aspiring data journalists can master the fundamentals of data journalism, but it isn’t easy.  From finding and scraping data to cleaning, analyzing and visualizing data, it’s a crash course in both the theory and practice of applied data science.  A carefully planned and balanced training program is designed to whet journalists’ appetite for more and open up access to the data journalism community. » Read more