Accessing and Visualising Sentencing Data for Local Courts

November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

A recent provisional data release from the Ministry of Justice contains sentencing data from English(?) courts, at the offence level, for the period July 2010-June 2011: “Published for the first time every sentence handed down at each court in the country between July 2010 and June 2011, along with the age and ethnicity ... [Read more...]

How Might Data Journalists Show Their Working? Sweave

November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

If part of the role of data journalism is to make transparent the justification behind claims that are, or aren’t, backed up by data, there’s good reason to suppose that the journalists should be able to back up their own data-based claims with evidence about how they made ... [Read more...]

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