Introduction to open-source GIS tools for journalists | Resources | Data Driven Journalism

Luckily, as the need for geographic literacy has increased, digital cartography has exploded. Interactive maps and location-based services have unleashed a torrent of spatial tools throughout the past few years, making everything from analysis to sophisticated Web applications accessible. There are a bevy of tools available, but here’s an introduction to those that make up my open-source GIS suite.

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