Author Archives: Riaz Jugon

Data Journalism – The Hidden Truth

Data-driven journalism is respected for its credibility of fact and figures. If you ever need to clarify information, it is presented right there in front of you. It is truthful and valid but only IF the information is analysed correctly. … Continue reading

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Data Journalism in Sports

Throughout all the number crunching and analysis of facts and figures, the idea of data driven journalism to me was very off putting. I’m not a fan of figures and numbers; if I was, I would have done a Maths … Continue reading

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Investigating the future of data driven journalism

Leading on from an interview with the BBC WM reporter Assed Baig who credited the use data driven journalism, I wanted to see how data-driven journalism is being approached by City University’s Journalism department. It is widely considered to be … Continue reading

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How are journalists getting to grips with data journalism?

I wanted to understand just how much data driven journalism is used by journalists already in the field. When reporting a story, usually you get an original source or a press release and from that, you have to take an … Continue reading

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When data journalism gets it wrong…

It only recently occurred to me that data journalism isn’t as new as I’ve come to believe over the last few months. I was watching the news when suddenly it was like a cloud was lifted, and then it hit … Continue reading

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Data Journalism and Football Transfer Windows

January is one of the biggest months for the football world. Fans see it as a time to act as managers over endless discussions about who should be at their club i.e. who should come, and who should leave. There … Continue reading

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Data Journalism – putting it into practice

How do I get a story from data? Data has always been the backbone of a story. Without it, there would be no story, just pure fabrication and conjecture. When I first started my MA in journalism, I was prepared … Continue reading

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