Category Archives: How is data journalism used?
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
These days we are always reading about how local government is becoming more ‘accessible’ and ‘transparent’. Steps are being taken, largely through Freedom of Information requests, to open up details about council spending/ cuts/ initiatives/statistics. One of the main initiatives … Continue reading
One of the latest new additions to the online journalism community has been Churnalism.com which was launched on February 27th this year. It’s the brain child of the team at the Media Standards Trust, who were set up back in … Continue reading
The Guardian Datablog recently published data showing Europe’s arms sales to Libya, after the embargo was lifted, between 2005 and 2009. I’ve decided to put three visualisation websites and software to the test: which one will produce the most coherent … Continue reading
Silver Oliver works in the BBC’s Future Media & Technology department. He focuses on web semantics and linked data. This all sounds a little complicated, so we asked him to explain what the BBC is doing to keep up to … Continue reading
I have recently been in touch with a man named Nikhil Pahwa, Editor of Medianama, a company that provides news and analysis of digital media in India. I wanted to know if and how data journalism was any different in … Continue reading