Wanted: MA Data Journalism applicants to partner with The Telegraph

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telegraph expenses data journalism The Telegraph was behind one of the biggest data journalism stories of the last decade

As part of the new MA in Data Journalism we have partnered with a number of organisations who are keen to bring data journalism expertise into their newsroom.

I am now inviting applications from people who want to work with The Telegraph during their MA in Data Journalism at Birmingham City University.

The Telegraph has a long history of data journalism, most famously breaking a series of stories around MPs’ expenses in 2009. Examples of its data journalism – ranging from sport and politics to text analysis and data video – can be found in its TeleGraphs section.

The news organisation is looking for applicants who are interested in developing the ability to clean and analyse data to find interesting stories; an awareness of tools that you can use to source and scrape…

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How to Become a Successful Blogger in Your Niche

Antony Agnel

If you have been blogging for quite sometime, you would have realized that some bloggers are immensely popular than other bloggers in the same niche. Sometimes you might feel that these unrecognized bloggers deserve a better place and a wider exposure for their content. It is totally not in your hands to help them out. To be honest, they are not able to make it big in the blogosphere because they don’t know how to carve for themselves a nice place in their respective domains (niche).

There are many reasons why some bloggers are successful while the other vast majority are not. Let us now try to breakdown the aspects which make a blogger successful or well at least not a failure. By becoming a successful blogger in your niche, you can establish yourself as a reliable source of information and value to the readers and other online publications. Now…

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