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Getting the hang of DocumentCloud

Over the past few months, Thunderdome Data Editor Tom Meagher has been chatting with journalists around the company about DocumentCloud and how it can help you turn that pile of papers under your desk into one hell of a story.

Recently, Tom sat down with the folks on our Michigan data team to chat about DocumentCloud and its killer features. We captured the demonstration in this video.

Did we whet your appetite? Dig into these resources to learn more about working with DocumentCloud.

Have you used DocumentCloud for a story yet? We’d love to see what you’ve done with it. Leave us a comment or mention us on Twitter at @dfmdata.

Gaming the news

Participants in the Editors' Lab, including a team of data journalists from Thunderdome, posed for a picture at the end of the weekend. News organizations represented include the Associated Press, Boston Globe,  Chicago Tribune, NPR, ProPublica and more. (Jeanne Brooks/ONA)

A couple weeks ago, members of Thunderdome’s data team headed to the Global Editors Network Editors’ Lab at the New York Times to wrestle with how to turn news storytelling into a game.

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