Matt Burgess launched the , “exploring the data behind the headlines in Northamptonshire”. The site is at least the fourth local data blog to be launched this year after the Northampton Data Blog in May, and Coventry Data Blog Behind The Numbers sections on Wales Online and the Birmingham Mail.
But are we missing any? Please let me know in the comments.
Philip Nye points out his data posts are largely about Hackney.
Disclosure: Matt Burgess was previously the editor of Help Me Investigate Education and Coventry Data Blog creator Ian Silvera has contributed to Help Me Investigate. I am regularly involved in the Birmingham Data Blog.
I’ve been working recently with the
Birmingham Mail to launch Behind The Numbers , a new datablog project with Birmingham City University supported by Help Me Investigate. I’m told that it is probably the UK’s first regional newspaper datablog, although whether that’s a meaningful claim is debatable*.
The first story generated by the project –
what is the worst time to be seen at A&E – was published in the newspaper a week ago. But it’s what happens next that’s going to be interesting. Continue reading
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