Five Thirty Eight is the new data-journalism website by Nate Silver and Co. – check it out to make sure you know how statistical analysis and visual representation of data can be applied to journalism.

Nate Silver is the author of the book “The Signal and the Noise” and one of the most influential political forecasters in the US. If you want to learn more about statistics which is really the basis for any serious data analysis, check out the free online course “Statistics: Making Sense of Data” at Coursera. 

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