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Data journalists as punks

I may be in communications now, but I always can appreciate a good nod to data visualizations and any video that opens with The Clash.

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Link Share: When to Do Data Journalism

For the past few years, journalists have increasingly talked about how better to integrate data. Often with stories culled from spreadsheets come interactive databases and with them an increase that important website metric: engagement. Data journalism, though means an awful … Continue reading

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Maps + Data = Love

Let’s get this out of the way:  If I see a story with an interactive map, I’m probably going to click the hell out of it. They are the shiny things that often distracts me. Census data, school data, disaster … Continue reading

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New book offers advice on telling stories with data

Something that may be worth checking out: A new book, “Visualize This” by Nathan Yau, a PhD candidate in Statistics at UCLA and blogger at flowingdata.com, promises to be a practical guide for creating graphics. It appears to be geared … Continue reading

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