Transcript of "Web 2.0 tools for data journalists"
Missouri School of Journalism and NICAR
Getting and sharing
Visualizing and mapping
Don’t have to buy/license your own software
No software to install (for the most part)
Web service hosts data
Can share with the world
Give up control of data
◦ Read the terms of service
◦ Legal constraints
Downtime for web applications
Services go out of business/lose traction
◦ Needlebase (June 1, 2012)
Poor documentation and user interfaces
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