- The Why
Teaching Data Journalism: A Survey & Model Curricula
Teaching Data and Computational Journalism
- University of Hong Kong
- Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas at Austin (No current courses but bookmark this!)
- Google’s Making Sense of Data (Archived class)
- HOT TIP: Doing Journalism With Data (Archived from the European Journalism Centre)
- YouTube/Online Tutorials
- Steven Doig (Use this as a start to find other videos from him.)
- Knight Digital Media Center at UCBerkeley spread sheet tutorials (Online tutorial that walks you through spreadsheets, step by step)
- Data Journalism from the Center for Investigative Journalists--Good resource with Excel tutorials. Don't let the British spellings deter you
- Data Journalism Handbook--More British spellings, but a HUGE treasure trove of information.
- School of Data Handbook--This online handbook walks you through all aspects of finding and using data.
- Facts are Sacred by Simon Rogers—inexpensive ebook.
- Scraping for Journalists and Finding Stories with Spreadsheets by Paul Bradshaw (and while you’re there, check out his Snapchat ebook.)
- The Functional Art by Alberto Cairo (and look for his tutorials on his website, too)
- Compilation Websites
- MaryJo Webster’s Data Journalism (amazing treasure trove of resources)
- Open Data Stack Exchange
- Google Public Data Explorer
- City Data
- Campus Safety and Security
- Equity in Athletics
- Google spreadsheets
- OutWit Hub
- Adobe Acrobat—You can convert PDFs to spreadsheets. Thanks to Rich Cameron for this tip.