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Submissions Open for Sports Viz Contest

It's time! The Elite 8 Sports Viz contest is now open for submissions! This is the first of three contests in our Iron Viz series, all leading up to the big finale, a live viz battle at the Tableau Conference in Seattle in September. Contest entries are due on March 21st, ...

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March is Sports Viz Month

We're really enjoying our monthly blog themes on Tableau Public, and this month our focus shifts from data journalism to a favorite subject of many: Sports. We're excited to announce that March is #SportsVizMonth.
Many analysts like Lee Mooney apply their professional skills and talents to sports in their free time. The ...

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It's Iron Viz Season!

It's that time of year that all you Tableau Public Wizards (or Viz-ards) have been waiting for. Starting this month we will be kicking off our three big contests that feed into the Iron Viz at the Tableau Conference in Seattle in September.
For the uninitiated, Iron Viz is the ultimate battle of Tableau skills. Three ...

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A Tableau Data Journalism Round-Up

Today is the final day of Data Journalism Month, and it's been a pleasure to shine the spotlight on the women and men who tell stories with data for their profession. We interviewed Sarah Ryley from the New York Daily News and Claire Miller from the Trinity Mirror in the ...

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Conversation with Claire Miller

Data journalism is growing in Europe. Part of that comes from the fact that publications of all types are starting to understand that digital media means that journalism needs to embrace new technology and tools to engage audiences in new ways. One of the media organizations that’s leading the way in digital media and data ...

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How Data Viz Enhances the News

Continuing the Data Journalism Month theme, the Tableau Public team is at NICAR in Baltimore. We'll be training journalists and helping them with their visualizations (and maybe even demoing Tableau on....a Mac!).
You may be curious to know, why would a journalist be interested in using a BI software program? Well, Tableau ...

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NICAR Training Part I- Beginner

This week, Team Public is reporting from the Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Today we will be holding two Tableau Public training sessions, a beginner session in the morning and an advanced session in the afternoon. Both classes are full, so we wanted to make the training materials available ...

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Tableau Public for DDJ 5 Week Course

The team here at Tableau Public loves helping to train journalists to use Tableau Public to create data driven news stories. We try to go to several journalism events a year, hold our weekly trainings, and work directly with journalists to help them create visualizations ...

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News:rewired wrap-up

Twice a year the news:rewired conference takes place in London, UK. Up to 200 people get together to take the pulse of digital journalism. Mostly Europeans, journalists came to the last edition on Thursday 20 to get a sense of what’s trending in digital journalism. Tools and techniques were introduced with a goal to give attendees ...

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Next Week: at Tapestry and NICAR

{Credit to Jeremy Bowers of NPR for the featured blog post image - the winning t-shirt design for NICAR 2014}
Next week is an exciting week for the Tableau Public team, and a superb culmination of "Data Journalism Month": we'll be flying out to Annapolis, MD to attend the second annual Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference on ...

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