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Interview with Oscar Blend

I spoke to Oscar Blend in an informal interview about the evolving nature and importance of data journalism in his newsroom at the Evening Standard. He describes the divides, the prevalence and the positives/negatives of online data usage at a … 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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Interview with BBC Information Architect Silver Oliver

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

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International Data Journalism

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

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Data is beautiful

Following on from an interview with Belinda Parmar, the founder of LadyGeek, I decided to investigate how information and data is becoming more aesthetically pleasing. Like most evolving things in the world, people have found that there is more ‘user-generated … Continue reading

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Does data journalism work for all media platforms?

When reading a blog post entitled ‘Where should an aspiring data journalist start?‘ I came across a very interesting conversation in the comments section. A journalist called Matt said: ‘A key issue for me is humanising the data – trying … Continue reading

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Data journalism explained and used in online videos

After trawling through YouTube, here are some good explanations/uses of data journalism in video format. 1.  It seems that data has become an art – take a look at this report on BBC Newsnight from August 2010. 2.  David McCandless‘ … Continue reading

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