| Ten things every journalist should know about data ::sometimes as simple as a list::

  1. Everybody loves a list.
  2. Everybody loves a map.
  3. Tools bring data to life.
  4. Data may need cleaning up.
  5. Data of all sorts is increasingly available.
  6. Data journalism can answer questions.
  7. You can use the crowd.
  8. Data can be personal to every reader.
  9. Data journalism is not always presenting the data as journalism. It’s also finding the journalism within the data.
  10. Data ethics is just as important as ethics in journalism; in fact they are one in the same.
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