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When to trust data visualisation (and when not to)

If you ask whether people prefer to see images rather than text to process an information, I’m pretty sure the answer would be a resounding yes. 359 more words

Podcast: Where Data Journalism Comes From with C. W. Anderson

Each term I host a number of academic and industry speakers at the University of Oregon, as part of the Demystifying Media speaker series.

New for 2017, we’ve also added a… 138 more words


What is the median length of homeownership?

Well, it’s longer than it used to be, per Conor Dougherty in the New York Times:

The median length of time people have owned their homes rose to 8.7 years in 2016, more than double what it had been 10 years earlier.

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Is Data Journalism Supposed to Be Accurate?

Data journalism is a relatively new subject in the world of journalism. According to Appelgren and Nygren, data journalism is about stories that “are usually based on large data sets that often consist of public data or data collected with the aid of the general public.” 337 more words

“Mining through the data: Looking for stories within numbers”

With a plethora of information at our fingertips, it isn’t necessary to have an event happen to have a worthwhile story to tell. Much like man’s evolution, we as journalists have abandoned hunting and gathering data. 206 more words






Battling Hunger in Indiana

By Caelin Miltko and Dakota Connell-Ledwon

Jennifer Lundy, a South Bend resident, rolled her cart up to the counter at the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. 1,122 more words