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Tools for using and learning R, mostly for computational and data journalists, but everyone's welcome!
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Visualization Series: Using Scatterplots and Models to Understand the Diamond Market (so You Don’t Get Ripped Off)

Visualization Series: Using Scatterplots and Models to Understand the Diamond Market (so You Don’t Get Ripped Off) | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
My last post railed against the bad visualizations that people often use to plot quantitive data by groups, and pitted pie charts, bar charts and dot plots against each other for two visualization tasks.
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Engaging Market Research: Metaphors Matter: Factor Structure vs. Correlation Network Maps

Engaging Market Research: Metaphors Matter: Factor Structure vs. Correlation Network Maps | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Skeleton to create fast automatic tree diagrams using R and Graphviz

I’ve had to create tree diagrams (dendrograms, decision trees) many times in the past to illustrate the flow of data or decisions (e.g., data flow for a study). This is usually a manual task done in MS Powerpoint or Visio.
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Road-Testing GDELT as a Resource for Monitoring Atrocities

Road-Testing GDELT as a Resource for Monitoring Atrocities | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
As I said here a few weeks ago, I think the Global Dataset on Events, Location, and Tone (GDELT) is a fantastic new resource that really embodies some of the ways in which technological changes are...
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ggtern: ternary diagrams in R

ggtern: ternary diagrams in R | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
an extension to ggplot2 (Finally, easy ternary plots in #ggplot2 #rstats http://t.co/kLmdtQYeXw v @hadleywickham #DataViz Use only when sum freq of 3 levels == 100%!
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60+ R resources to improve your data skills - IDG News Service

60+ R resources to improve your data skills
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This list was originally published as part of the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R but has since been expanded to also include resources for advanced beginner and intermediate users.
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Fast-track publishing using knitr: intro (part I) » G-Forge

Fast-track publishing using knitr: intro (part I) » G-Forge | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Where the whisky flavor profile data came from

Where the whisky flavor profile data came from | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)
Our crack-shot R trainer Luba Gloukhov generated a spirited (pun intended!
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R Spatial Analysis using SP

This is an introduction to the R SP package.
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rCharts - Parallel Coordinates Plot

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lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » NOAA OISST v2 High Resolution daily sea surface temperatures with R

lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » NOAA OISST v2 High Resolution daily sea surface temperatures with R | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » Part 2: Make your R figures legible in Powerpoint/Keynote presentations

lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » Part 2: Make your R figures legible in Powerpoint/Keynote presentations | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Win-Vector Blog » The Extra Step: Graphs for Communication versus Exploration

Win-Vector Blog » The Extra Step: Graphs for Communication versus Exploration | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Convering plots to data

Convering plots to data | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
It is a problem which occurs ever so often in applied work, you have a plot, but you want the data. There are at least two programs which can help you there; PlotDigitizer and Engauge Digitizer. I got both on my openSuse machine.
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Adventures in Analytics and Visualization: Animated choropleths using animation, ggplot2, rCharts, googleVis and Shiny to visualize violent crime rates in different US States across 5 decades

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Using GDELT to Monitor Atrocities, Take 2

Using GDELT to Monitor Atrocities, Take 2 | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Last May, I wrote a post about my preliminary efforts to use a new data set called GDELT to monitor reporting on atrocities around the world in near-real time. Those efforts represent one part of t...
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Introducing dplyr

Introducing dplyr | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
dplyr is a new package which provides a set of tools for efficiently manipulating datasets in R. dplyr is the next iteration of plyr, focussing on only data frames. dplyr is faster, has a more cons...
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The choroplethr package for R

The choroplethr package for R | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Introduction
At Trulia we deal with a lot of spatial information: housing markets vary dramatically from one part of the country to another, as do the demog...
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Fast-track publishing using knitr: table mania (part IV) » G-Forge

Fast-track publishing using knitr: table mania (part IV) » G-Forge | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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XLConnect - a platform-independent interface to Excel

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Digital Hub | RSocrata

Digital Hub | RSocrata | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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When to raise using Crunchbase data

When to raise using Crunchbase data | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Target raising 9 months after your last raise. (RT @hadleywickham: when should a startup raise money?
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mages' blog: How many more R-bloggers posts can I expect?

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Calling Python from R with rPython

Calling Python from R with rPython | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Python has generated a good bit of buzz over the past year as an alternative to R. Personal biases aside, an expert makes the best use of the available tools, and sometimes Python is better suited to a task.
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lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » Make your R figures legible in Powerpoint/Keynote presentations

lukemiller.org» Blog Archive » Make your R figures legible in Powerpoint/Keynote presentations | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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