When broadcast journalists get to work on breaking news, it’s a moment that always separates the mere readers from the true leaders. The best news anchors and “live” reporters make their work look easy, but it isn’t.
Reporters around the world woke up to the news of Japan's 8.9 earthquake and tsunami. Almost as quickly as events unfolded, they started gathering information with social media and digital tools to give readers video, pictures, vox pops and more.
A resource on data-driven journalism has just been released by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). The report is a summary of the tools, articles and presentations used during the data journalism conference in Amsterdam, held in August.