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Data Journalism: If a picture is worth 1,000 words, how many is a good data visualisation worth?

Like most developments in journalism, there are those who still prefer to sneer or snark about data journalism.

But there’s no denying that a) it’s here to stay and b) it’s an incredibly valuable tool which every newsroom should seek to invest effort into. 236 more words

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Columbia Journalism School Tries to Make That $92,933 Price Tag Worth It

How can you make a nearly $100,000 journalism masters degree (factoring in room and board) worthwhile in the post-grad world?

Teach those English majors some data science. 605 more words


Doubling down on state government coverage

Building on The Associated Press’ unmatched presence in all 50 U.S. statehouses, we are adding to our competitive advantage by creating a team of state government specialists. 811 more words


No neutrality for Swiss Americans

Soon I’ll wrap this series up – but first, we need to take a look at Swiss-Americans, and their reverence for the Mason-Dixon line.

The Swiss aren’t particularly common in America, but they’re notably sparse in the South. 39 more words


Así trabaja uno de los mejores periodistas de datos del mundo: los consejos y los proyectos de Ben Welsh

Ben Welsh nació en Iowa y trabaja desde hace unos años en el diario californiano ‘Los Angeles Times’. Este viernes impartió un taller en el auditorio de… 922 more words


Journalists, designers and web-developers to end up their careers in the same place

Martin Stabe, FT Head of Interactive News, says journalists need to develop their skills far beyond writing

Sometimes the only way to understand the huge pile of data is to visualize it in some way and to create interactive tools which would help invisible to make visible. 483 more words

New AP tool helps journalists manage data

The Associated Press’ data team and developers from civic technology company DataMade have created a new tool to make it easier for journalists to add context to a data set. 325 more words