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In the age of big data, data journalism has profound importance for society

The 2012 NICAR conference highlighted how new tools and platforms are energizing the practice of journalism.

While the big theme of the 2012 NICAR conference was data, data journalism and the new tools to collect, clean, analyze and publish it, the importance of ethics, storytelling and finding the truth was always present. Open source has also emerged as the glue that binds newsroom developers together, both across the United States and around the world.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Elections Developer

Derek Willis is putting data journalism to work on campaign finance and elections at the New York Times.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Long Form Developer

ProPublica developer Dan Nguyen is redefining how longform journalism is told through data.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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