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Open sourcing my MA in Interactive Journalism lecturing notes

This year, I have the privilege to be teaching at City university, as part of the MA in Interactive Journalism.

The Times and the Digital team have been extraordinarily supportive of both the idea and of me taking a few hours on Friday mornings to give my lectures - for which I’m very grateful.

“All knowledge should be free”, etc. So, all my presentations and notes are freely accessible on Github.

After a couple of sessions about Python and some web scraping, we moved on to study R and its quick, compact, if only slightly weird syntax. We spent a full session on ggplot2 and data explorations, before moving on to d3…

PS: As a bonus, what a gorgeous commute that makes… The Clerkenwell to SE1 bit is simply superb.