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Visualising Data

The brief of this project was to pick a selection of data from a choice of 6 and use this to create an interesting, accurate visual representation of it. 301 more words

Beyond Human

“Robot” journalists can’t compete with humans at the things humans do best – Slate Magazine

Slate had an interesting piece the other day about “robot” journalism, doubtless prompted by the… 782 more words

Future Of News

Day #3 Deaths in Gaza also focus of data desk

While the newsroom is abuzz with the 27 Australians dead on Malaysia Airlines flight 17, data reporter Inga Ting was trying to figure out what to do with data from 24 spreadsheets that held information on 8,500 deaths in Gaza. 236 more words

Saving the oceans: with data

Do you know how big the giant ‘garbage patch’ floating in the Pacific is? The floating ocean of trash and sludge may be a phenomenon of our treatment of the oceans but nobody really knows how big it is — with… 182 more words

Data Journalism

The Platform starts today

Hey my class starts today, I’m totally psyched!

The syllabus is up on github here and I prepared an iPython notebook here showing how to do basic statistics in python, and culminating in an attempt to understand what a statistically significant but tiny difference means, in the context of the Facebook Emotion study. 71 more words


Data Journalism 101: An Intro To Analyzing, Visualizing Data And Why It's Important

Data journalism is hotter than ever before, and expert practitioners of data analysis and visualization are in high demand. A recent piece in the Nieman Journalism Lab lays it out… 141 more words

Digital News Tips/Tools

The Local Fix: Covering Storms, Data Stories and Syndication

Welcome to the Local Fix. Each week we look at key debates in journalism sustainability and community engagement through the lens of local news.  Sign up… 939 more words