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Automated earnings stories multiply

The Associated Press, working with Automated Insights and Zacks Investment Research, is now automatically generating more than 3,000 stories about U.S. corporate earnings each quarter, a tenfold increase over what AP reporters and editors created previously. 606 more words

Announcements

Assignment I - Identify & Review a DA or DH Tool: CartoDB

 Mission Statement:

“I wanted to find and learn the basic operations of a free tool that could be used by a data-journalist to visualize data sets in order to generate news stories.” 1,096 more words

Digital Humanities

Presto bringing big ideas - and maybe free coffee - to TTC riders

Big data is coming to the TTC, bringing with it the promise of a smoother commute and maybe even a free coffee.

As Presto rolls out across Toronto’s transit system, experts say the new fare card will revolutionize the way the TTC collects and uses data about its riders. 712 more words

Toronto

Data Journalism: Leading Direction of 21st Century Journalism

Data- reading this word makes you think of figures, percents, formulas, mathematics and statistics. If you’re not representative of a technical or natural profession, working with data may seem to you difficult or tedious affair, but the data journalism and the results of its activity may change your opinion. 592 more words

Georgia

WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY HAS THE MOST FOREIGN PRISONERS?

How does Britain compare with its peers when it comes to jailing foreigners?

Foreigners are often regarded with suspicion. And foreign prisoners with even more suspicion (and sometimes outright xenophobia and racism). 272 more words

Facts & Stats

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BRITAIN'S ISLAND PRISONS?

Much has been written about the UK’s mainland prisons, but what about those on its small island outposts?

England has 90 per cent of the UK’s prisoners… 302 more words

Facts & Stats

Can data journalism be taught?

Can you really teach data journalism? It’s a dumb question that I’m soon going to find the answer for: from next week I start teaching at Berkeley J-School (you can… 614 more words

Data Journalism