For anyone who is interested in becoming a data journalist, this seems to be a good starting point. Check it out.
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The New York Times recently launched a platform that allows users to create stories by using pictures, articles, quotations and videos available across the entire NYT website. Its name is Compendium and you may think of it as a Pinterest for stories. It is a project of the New York Times Research & Development Lab, and is being released to the public as an open trial to learn more about how readers collect and share the content they find on the site.