Monthly Archives: September 2018

Week 4 – Tues., Sept. 25 and Thurs., Sept. 27

In Class: -Quiz #1 and #2 review –Rowan Clery Overview and Discussion –Tips for Writing with Numbers Assignments: –Rowan Clery Overview Story assignment due Tuesday, Oct 2 at beginning of class

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-Rowan Clery Overview Story

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Assignment: Rowan Clery Overview Story

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Week 3 – Tues., Sept. 18 and Thurs., Sept. 20

In Class: -Data J Pick of the Week –The Most Timeless Songs of All Time (From The Pudding) –Common Data File Types –How to Import Excel into Google Sheets –Intro to Scraping using Google Sheets –How to Scrape PDF Table Using Tabula … Continue reading

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Intro Interviewing Data: Part I

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Week 2 – Tues., Sept. 11 and Thurs., Sept. 13

In Class: –Inverted pyramid of data journalism –Lecture: 10 common sources of data –Tools and Tips for Smarter Searching –NJ Data Scavenger Hunt review –Common Data File Types –Intro to FOIA Assignments: –Complete the NJ Data Scavenger Hunt– (Practice Quiz/No Credit) … Continue reading

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NJ Data Scavenger Hunt – Fall 2018

Tools to Use: Search techniques and tools we covered in class New Jersey Data Universe assembled by the Asbury Park Press Instructions: Answer each questions on the NJ Scavenger Hunt handout. For each question, find the most recent information you can. … Continue reading

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