Poynter has a helpful lesson in Excel and other spreadsheet software for journalists dealing with data.
The post explains how to split names in a single column to two columns, for example.
Poynter’s post on how journalists can use Excel to organise data for stories is at this link.
There will be a workshop on data journalism – led by Simon Rogers, editor of the Guardian’s Datastore and Datablog – at Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired – media in motion conference for journalists. The news:rewired agenda is at this link.
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