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    The beginner’s guide to extracting data from PDFs

    Posted By Laura Grant

    This is part 3 of an occasional series on useful tools for data journalists. You can see all the other parts in the series here: The Journalism Toolbox.
    Journalists get lots of data in PDF format – they can be tables of data that are

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    Setting PDF data free with Tabula

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    Setting PDF data free with Tabula

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    This week I spent some time working on an education project I have been dabbling with for a few weeks. Inevitably I eventually hit the PDF wall. The only place to get the extra data I needed to move the project forward was locked

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    Data journ: Sifting through a website to find files of a specific format

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    Data journ: Sifting through a website to find files of a specific format

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Sometimes the hardest, or at least most time-consuming, part of data journalism is getting your hands on the data. This is particularly the case when you’re dealing with organisations and government departments that are not overly keen to have their data scrutinised. Take, for example, the

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