Category Archives: Future of journalism

‘Data porn’ – where is the journalism?

With a name like Chart Porn, you might get a few disappointed visitors to your website.  It describes itself as ‘An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys — on topics from around the world.‘ … Continue reading

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There’s money to be made in the data world

Businesses across many different industries are now investing in highly sophisticated data technology. They are realising that these new brands of ‘super software’ are the future. More and more there is a need to know customer profiles. Businesses want figures … Continue reading

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People are already doing their own data journalism

Data Journalism can be intimidating. The idea of being confronted by huge statistics, spreadsheets, and numbers is not everyone’s idea of fun and collecting, sifting and mashing complex data like government statistics does require some skill. One of the main … Continue reading

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Is the future of journalism going to be largely data-driven?

The inventor of the internet, Tim Berners-Lee believes he’s glimpsed what will become of journalism in years to come. Its future lies in analysing data, lots of data. As the inventor of the world wide web, you may be hard-pressed … 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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