Data Journalism

Data Journalism


Why data reporters should ask themselves the five Ws of journalism

Twitter's data editor explains how the five Ws of journalism - who, what, when, where and why - can help reporters use data more responsibly. 

Simon Rogers | October 31, 2014

Stanford focuses on data in 'refreshed' journalism curriculum

Stanford University continues to grow its journalism program by adding more courses on analyzing data and how to incorporate it into reporting.

Ashley Nguyen | October 29, 2014

Data journalism conference open [Brazil]

Journalism students and professionals can attend this free Abraji event in São Paulo or via Google Hangout to discuss digital journalism.

Handbook helps Latin American journalists understand and work with data

In Latin America, producing data journalism is often difficult due to a simple fact: Data is not that easy to get here. A new handbook aims to help the region’s journalists understand and work with data in this sometimes-tricky context.

Jessica Weiss | October 03, 2014

Poynter offers data visualization webinar [Worldwide]

Participants will learn to use Tableau Public to incorporate data visualization into their reporting.

Training focuses on data journalism, visualization [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, designers and programmers can attend this five-day training in São Paulo.

Al Jazeera organizes hackathon [Worldwide]

Designers, developers and media professionals can apply to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to the event in Doha, Qatar.

ICFJ Anywhere offers webinar for environmental journalists on mapping data [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering the environment can participate in this free, hourlong webinar on how to create news applications with geotagged content.

WaziMap frees South Africa's public data to make it more useful to reporters and newsrooms

The platform makes difficult-to-access census and other data user-friendly for cash-strapped, understaffed newsrooms.

Mandy de Waal | September 22, 2014

Examining the precarious nature of freelance journalism

The risks of freelancing, journalists leaving traditional media organizations and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 12, 2014