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SA Data Journalism Course - Apply Now!

Starting in February 2016, Code for South Africa will be hosting Africa’s first data journalism school. To find out more and learn how to apply, keep reading… 270 more words

Democratic Transparency/Accountability

In Control

So why is this structured journalism concept a good idea?

OK – softball question.  But David Caswell, who created Structured Stories, tackles this question with a fresh take in… 767 more words

Future Of News

Data Journalism- Hong Kong Population growth

There are a number of factors affecting population growth.

Birth rate is a natural increase, as seen in the chart below, the population in Hong Kong has seen immense increase. 152 more words

Hong Kong University

The impact of biases: when it gets harmful for the society

The past few weeks we’ve all read and learned more and more about data journalism, fact-checking and human errors in statistics. For me, if there’s one thing to be sure of, it’s probably that in every way humans can and do make mistakes. 1,113 more words

Data Journalism

A Sign From The Times

We must be making headway.

First the BBC News Labs published “A Manifesto for Structured Journalism,” which laid out in pretty clear terms how they think this is one key way journalism can move ahead. 550 more words

Future Of News

A Step Closer Towards the Borg

OK, so it’s been a while since I posted here.  My day job, unfortunately, sometimes gets in the way of the blog.

On the other hand, sometimes work really helps feed it, as when we at Reuters – … 640 more words

Future Of News

How Data Shows the Slowdown of Hong Kong Retail Market

Data Journalism and Tool Group Work: Gengye Wang, Yingxin Liu, Chen Liu, Siran Liang

For this data journalism project, our group dug in the data related to Hong Kong retail market from 2003 to 2015 as in the recent couple of years we noticed a possibly weakening market reflected by a few signs including the decrease in mainland Chinese tourists, the closing of more and more local retail business, etc, and we were interested to investigate the topic through solid data. 561 more words

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