R for Journalists
Tools for using and learning R, mostly for computational and data journalists, but everyone's welcome!
Curated by M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Two weeks ago, there was a bit of discussion on Twitter and Medium about sharing advanced knowledge. You can read about it here on Medium: https://medium.com/@tylrfishr/on-sharing-advanced-knowledge-4
Like much of America, I followed season one of Sarah Koenig’s true-crime podcast Serial with an interest that bordered on obsession. Serial tells the story of the Baltimore 1999 murder of high-schooler Hae Min Lee, and of state prisoner Adnan Syed, who was convicted of the crime but to this day maintains his innocence. One especially gripping episode of the podcast was Ep 5: Route Talk, where Sarah and her producer Dana physically retrace the path Adnan allegedly took that day, all while compari