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    journalism which uses publicly-available data as a basis for reporting. It is also sometimes called 'data-driven journalism'.

    The Wikileaks revelations about the conduct of the war in Afghanistan have been rightly hailed as a triumph of "data journalism".

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/12/2010
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