Written by Charles Berret and Cheryl Phillips, this report examines the state of data and computational journalism education, and offers model curricula to help more schools teach and conduct research in these areas.
People come to me: “I want to be a writer.” What kind? “I wanna just write. That’s all I wanna do.” You don’t wanna shoot video on your phone and edit it and post it? “No.” You don’t want to record audio on your phone and post it… “No.” You don’t want to do any basic HTML? “No.” Don’t wanna do data? “No.” You don’t want to do social media? “No.” Here is what you do. Go to Home Depot, buy bunch of wood, build a time machine, and go back to Esquire in 1964, — cause that’s the last time that anybody did that job.
— Evan Smith, Texas Tribune co-founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief
(via The Future of News)
What makes a story truly data-driven? For one, the numbers aren’t caged in a sidebar graph. Instead, the data helps drive the narrative. Data can help narrate as many types of stories as there are angles.
Filterable collection of the interactive graphic work of the Guardian and the New York Times.
Looking for tips, tools, and tutorials? The below guides focus on investigative journalism and provide case studies and examples from around the world.
Hoy se ha celebrado la jornada “Comunicación y Datos: el futuro ya está aquí”, con Miren Gutiérrez como maestra de ceremonias y Alberto Ortiz de Zárate, Guillermo Gutiérrez y David González como invitados. Continúa leyendo Jornada “Comunicación y datos: el futuro ya está aquí”