Journalism.co.uk has a brilliant, speedy guide of data journalism tools and sources. Skip the first bit, which is very UK specific. About halfway down the page there’s listings on tools like:
- Tabula, a tool for ” liberating data tables trapped inside PDF files”;
- Import.io, which turns website information into data tables;
- Google Charts – which is fairly useful for visualising and displaying live data on Websites;
- and much, much more.
- There’s also cool insights and thoughts about how to use these data journalism tools.\
Sources and tools for data journalism at Journalism.co.uk
10 key skills for digital journalists to hone in 2014 at Journalism.co.uk