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We bring together data scientists and journalists to create timely and rigorous data journalism.

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Highlight: A very very insightful and at times frightening meetup #19 on government-driven social media manipulation! Following the event, Data Journalism DC member Jingnan Huo talked about Dr. Howard and Samantha Bradshaw’s findings on NPR. Congrats and thank you, Jingnan! You can hear it here: https://soundcloud.com/flavius-mihaies/npr-...;

Who we are?

We began as a way to connect the local participants in the Knight Center's Python for Data Journalists: Analyzing Money in Politics MOOC last June and continued as a community to get to know more people interested in data journalism, and now worldwide, and produce consequential data journalism that helps identify the scale of an issue of importance to our times or has the potential of influencing policy. To this end, the group will actively explore avenues for publishing project outcomes.

Stories we produce are published on our website datajournos.com (http://www.datajournos.com) and Medium publication https://medium.com/datajournos

Join our Slack (https://datajournos.slack.com/) group. Sign up form is here (https://goo.gl/forms/HRBTLccwcRiW96DM2).

The group is open to anyone interested in data science, journalism, and public interest issues.

Data on, journos!

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