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Slides to accompany an AEJMC panel presentation; a brief introduction to data journalism and a hands-on exercise using IPEDS data

Slides to accompany an AEJMC panel presentation; a brief introduction to data journalism and a hands-on exercise using IPEDS data

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  • Wordle of http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog 7/19/11
  • http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/nov/22/data-analysis-tim-berners-lee http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/

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  • DATA JOURNALISM Mitzi Lewis, Midwestern State University “ Geeks - The New Journalists” panel AEJMC 2011 conference AuguST 12, 2011
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  • WHY DATA JOURNALISM?
    • “ Data-driven journalism is the future”
    • -Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web
    Source : http://www.guardian.co.uk/ media/2010/nov/22/data-analysis-tim-berners-lee
  • FIRST ISSUE OF THE GUARDIAN
  • FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE – MORTALITY IN THE ARMY Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/aug/13/florence-nightingale-graphics#
  • DETROIT RIOTS Source: http://quod.lib.umich.edu
  • WHAT IS DATA JOURNALISM?
    • “ incomprehensibly enormous”
    • – Paul Bradshaw, data journalism trainer at the Guardian
  • WHAT IS DATA JOURNALISM?
    • Investigative research
    • Statistics
    • Design
    • Programming
  • Source: http://nmd.arkena.tv/012898356641464/go-figure
  • DATA JOURNALISM = A PROCESS Source: http://datadrivenjournalism.net/
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  • IPEDS DATA CENTER
  • COMPARE INDIVIDUAL INSTITUTIONS
  • WHAT DATA WOULD YOU LIKE TO ACCESS?
  • CLICK ‘CONTINUE’
  • SELECT INSTITUTIONS
  • SELECT YOUR COMPARISON INSTITUTIONS
  • SELECT INSTITUTIONS BY VARIABLES
  • BROWSE/SEARCH VARIABLES
  • CLICK ‘+’ TO EXPAND VARIABLES
  • VARIABLES
  • MAKE SELECTION: YEARS AND COST OF ATTENDANCE
  • MAKE SELECTION: YEAR, STATE, AND SECTOR
  • VERIFY VARIABLES
  • CLICK ‘CONTINUE’
  • SPECIFY VALUES TO DEFINE INSTITUTION GROUP
  • SPECIFY VALUES FOR INSTITUTION GROUP (VARIABLE = STATE)
  • SPECIFY VALUES FOR INSTITUTION GROUP (VARIABLE = SECTOR)
  • VERIFY SELECTIONS SAVED THEN CLICK ‘SUBMIT’
  • CHECK INSTITUTION LIST
  • CLICK ‘CONTINUE’
  • VARIABLES AVAILABLE FOR EXTRACTION
  • SELECT VARIABLES
  • CLICK ‘CONTINUE’
  • OUTPUT SPECIFICATION
  • CHOOSE TABLE NAME, VARIABLE SPECIFICATIONS, & OUTPUT FORMAT; CLICK ‘CONTINUE’
  • DOWNLOADED FILE
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  • 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE DATA GEEKS
    • Document your processes
    • List source and date of download/access in files
    • Save original files
    • Use conceptual names
    • Use hierarchy when saving files
    • Save a working copy of your file and use it for your data analysis
    • Back up your data
  • QUESTIONS/ COMMENTS
    • Contact info:
    • Email: mitzi.lewis@mwsu.edu
    • Twitter: @mitzilewis
    • LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mitzilewis
    • Google+: gplus.to/mitzilewis