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Caelainn Barr

Caelainn Barr is Editor of Data Projects at the Guardian. She has worked at The Wall Street Journal, The Irish Times, Bloomberg and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. She is a graduate of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School in New York.

Summer Conference Event
 — Panel

Data Journalism in the Newsroom

This panel of experienced data journalists will explain how data can give greater depth to your stories and discuss best-practice for integrating data analysis into newsroom workflows. If you’re new to data journalism and want to find out what the techniques can do for you, or if you work with data journalists and want a […]
Summer Conference Event
 — Class

R 3: Scraping and APIs in R

In the third and final class, R-3, you’ll use R to scrape, clean and structure data from webpages and APIs. You’ll also learn how to use R to convert, join and split difficult data files.
Summer Conference Event
 — Class

R 2: Data Wrangling and Statistics in R

In R-2 you’ll get down to some data wrangling and learn how join datasets and carry out calculations in R that will allow you to identify trends in the data for storytelling. You’ll also learn statistical functions in R and how to use ggplot2 for basic visual analysis.
Summer Conference Event
 — Class

R 1: Introduction to R

In the first class, R-1, you’ll be shown the basics and get familiar with R and RStudio, import data and learn some functions for getting to grips with your dataset including sorting and filtering. This class assumes no prior experience with R.
Scheduled Training

Investigating Data with R

R is a free open-source statistical computing language that will save you time whether you’re scraping, querying, analysing or presenting your data. How to use R & RStudio for your investigations To begin we’ll take a tour around RStudio, import some data and learn some basic functions for getting to grips with our datasets.