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Video: The Basics of Data Journalism (April 11, 2013)

Video from NPR Digital Services on the value of government information resources in journalism. Provides examples of data driven stories, discusses where to find data and how to effectively use data without making “rookie mistakes.” Also contains information on using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get data not currently accessible.

If you watch till the end, you’ll see a mention of the usefulness of the State Agency Databases project at about 52:00.

The Basics of Data Journalism (April 11, 2013) from NPR Digital Services on Vimeo

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