Author: Winny

VIDEO: Why you don’t believe in facts, and how to fix it #data #ddj

Journalism 04/02/2018

Lisa Charlotte Rost explains the psychological, social and technological reasons why none of us will ever fully believe all the facts. And how the kind of facts and the context in which we encounter them makes us believe or ignore them.
How can we all believe more true things? And how can we communicate data so that it convinces somebody? She looks at lots of examples from data communication, especially from data visualisation and data journalism.

Elvis image by Matej Chudada

Elvis: tracking tax money and revealing corruption

(Open) Data 13/12/2017

Corruption in public spending is a problem in many countries around the world. Elvis, the data platform – not the singer, visualises European pubic spending data also known as procurement data or tender data to help journalists find fishy relationships between governments and companies.

Sketchnote of Gebeloffs talk by Phil Ninh

How not to be wrong

Journalism, Process 21/05/2017

At the intersection of data and journalism, lots can go wrong. It’s possible that while your story is true, it’s also wrong. New York Times data journalist Robert Gebeloff shares his tactics to avoid that: how not to publish a true but wrong story ever again.