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OJB: Bella Hurrell on data journalism and the BBC News Specials Team

Online Journalism Blog’s Paul Bradshaw asked Bella Hurrell, specials editor with BBC News Online, how data journalism was affecting their work for a forthcoming article.

Read her full response on the OJB site at this link.

As data visualisation has come into the zeitgeist, and we have started using it more regularly in our story-telling, journalists and designers on the specials team have become much more proficient at using basic spreadsheet applications like Excel or Google Docs. We’ve boosted these and other skills through in house training or external summer schools and conferences.