The different kinds of data journalism
Backgrounding: Finding and mining data online
Negotiating for data, with credit to Jennifer LaFleur of the Center for Investigative Reporting.
A little Tableau tutorial and the data that goes with it.
It’s all about the story — telling and visualizing stories with data.
Mapping Census data.
A basic Excel primer: sorting, filtering and formulas with lobbying data.
And the lobbying data as a csv.
An intermediate Excel primer: pivot tables with payroll data and payroll data as csv file.
An advanced data cleaning exercise using building permits data, with credit to Justin Mayo of The Seattle Times.
Cleaning data with OpenRefine. A couple of sample data-sets to work with: New Jersey Hospitals and Lottery winners