for the data journalist

I use a lot of tools, both open source and paid. But it can be daunting when you're just getting started. I remember feeling like I was behind everyone else, and worried that I'd choose the wrong thing to start learning.
Here's some good, free tools that won't be a waste of your time:

I also use Python quite a bit. This website was created with Python-based microframework called Flask. There's a lot of great tools out there. The list above is a good place to start.

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