There's a whole world of data journalism beyond numbers, as the NSA files demonstrate! Fortunately there are now good tools for every aspect of document work in journalism. FOIAMachine automates filing and tracking your FOIA requests. DocumentCloud is the standard tool to import, annotate and publish documents. Overview automatically sorts and visualizes thousands or millions of pages in any format for super fast reporting. TabulaPDF is a one-stop solution to extracting tables from PDFs. Come get your document on!
This session is good for: Anyone working on or contemplating a story involving documents, especially lots of documents.