A plea for data-driven stories to go undercover, and center around the story, not around the data, analysis or technology that keeps the story afloat.
Do you listen to data podcasts already? If not, you should. Hit the ground running with this list of the best data podcasts out there covering either visualizations, data journalism or the work done by data journalists.
The work of David McCandless exists for 80% out of data wrangling and research and only 20% of designing. Why? Because he designs his understanding of data – and understanding is difficult. It takes time and effort to turn data into information into knowledge.
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Trying to mix journalism, technology and design? New York Times editor Tyson Evans explains why you should remix, go whimpsy and put your audience first.
Prior to the Data Journalism Awards ceremony I interviewed some of the DJA nominees. Looking back I noticed most interviewees mentioned the same keys to succes. I’d like to share the three lessons they’ve taught me: Data journalism is just journalism Don’t let the ‘data’ in data journalism scare you: ultimately both data journalists and […]