70 Amazing Free Data Sources You Should Know

[unable to retrieve full-text content]70 free data sources for 2017 on government, crime, health, financial and economic data, marketing and social media, journalism and media, real estate, company directory and review, and more to start working on your data projects.
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Winners of Campaign Finance Investigative Reporting Prospect

X-posted from IRE blog.  For more on the story behind the Follow the Money Prospect, check out Chase’s previous post. If you ever get the urge to feel a chill run down your spine, particularly if you’re interested in political journalism, give Sasha Issenberg’s new book The Victory Lab a good, close read. Here’s the headline: When it comes to using data…
Original post: Winners of Campaign Finance Investigative Reporting Prospect
Source: Kaggle

Investigative Data Science: The Rise of Computer-Assisted Reporting

Here’s a dirty little secret about the news business: If you walk into any newsroom today and flag down a passing journalist, the odds that they will know the difference between a median and a mode; or know how to multiply two fractions; or calculate percentage change, are probably worse than 70/30. It’s something journalists wear like a badge of…
Original post: Investigative Data Science: The Rise of Computer-Assisted Reporting
Source: Kaggle