The briefing room how data visualization enhances the news

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The briefing room how data visualization enhances the news

  1. 1. How DataVisualization Enhances the News BEN JONES bjones@tableausoftware.com @DataRemixed
  2. 2. http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2009/08/25/how-long-does-it-take-to-build-a-technology-empire/ 1. Captures the Imagination Which story are you more likely to read?
  3. 3. http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2013/apr/16/data-store-boston-marathon-explosions The explosion …and the response 2. Illustrates Trends
  4. 4. We saw it happen http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/03/interactive-graphic-japans-dea.html Was it the biggest? the Deadliest? 3. Facilitates Comparisons
  5. 5. A movement underway http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1595734-el-mapa-del-matrimonio-igualitario-en-el-mundo But how widespread is it? More Comparisons
  6. 6. Is my pension in “peril”? Is my county more “lush”? 4. Hits Close to Home http://www.cnbc.com/id/100929269 http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/data-only-states-have-more-bars- than-wisconsin/html_1a7a0e58-b732-11e2-99a0-001a4bcf887a.html
  7. 7. 5. Stimulates Dialog on social on comments LaNacion visualized the suspicious expenses of VP Boudou http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1568445-sospechosos-viajes-de-boudou-el-senado-pago-viaticos-por-destinos-que-no-visito#comentar
  8. 8. 6.Aids Memory Which are you more likely to remember tomorrow? This? OrThis?
  9. 9. FREE Windows software to quickly create and share interactive data graphics on the web. Coming to Mac soon! What is
  10. 10. How does it work? Data Connect Visualize Publish Data in Excel, CSV,Access Point Tableau Public to data Create interactive dashboards Embed in your website and share via social media
  11. 11. Award Winning Data Journalism http://www.globaleditorsnetwork.org/dja/Ref:
  12. 12. 1.Captures the Imagination 2.IllustratesTrends 3.Facilitates Comparisons 4.Hits Close to Home 5.Stimulates Dialog 6.Aids Memory Summary: How DataVisualization Enhances the News BEN JONES bjones@tableausoftware.com @DataRemixed

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