A mapping toolbox for journalists: 10+ tools worth checking out

This is part 2 of an occasional series on useful tools for data journalists.…


How the petrol price is calculated

For some time now I've been working on some ideas around presenting the monthly…


The story of South Africa's water

In the second-half of 2016, and early 2917, South Africa endured one of its…


Essential tips and tools for beginning data journalism

This is part 1 of an occasional series looking at useful tools for journalists.…


That awkward moment when your competitors use your column to promote their paywall

The past couple of years have seen a fair amount of mud-slinging between the…


Data Viz: What happens when countries rely on coal to grow their economies?

Laura Grant and I have just finished a brand new data and visualisation project…


DataViz: Matric 2015 pass rate comparison

As part of another, bigger, project I was playing around with some ideas in…


Visualising China-Africa trade

Over the past few months I've been trying to learn D3.js, the extremely…


Instagramming the city

As part of some testing earlier today I was playing around with Instagram. I've…


Easy map visualisations with Mapstarter

In the world of data visualisation d3.js is the toolset of choice for most…