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What (data)journalists want

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What (data)journalists want

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What (data)journalists want

  1. 1. What (data)What (data) journalistsjournalists wantwant Maarten Lambrechts Mediafin Open Belgium 2016
  2. 2. Preaching to thePreaching to the choir, but...choir, but...
  3. 3. EurostatEurostat
  4. 4. We don't wantWe don't want
  5. 5. your fonts, colors,your fonts, colors, background andbackground and logologo
  6. 6. to trace yourto trace your graphicsgraphics
  7. 7. to copy your datato copy your data manuallymanually
  8. 8. We wantWe want
  9. 9. the rawthe raw numbersnumbers
  10. 10. the numbersthe numbers behindbehind aggregationaggregation
  11. 11. your geofilesyour geofiles
  12. 12. Geluidshinder Zaventem druktGeluidshinder Zaventem drukt woningprijzen tot 35 %woningprijzen tot 35 %
  13. 13. AccompanyAccompany press releasepress release withwith
  14. 14. a spreadsheeta spreadsheet with all the datawith all the data
  15. 15. a deep link toa deep link to your data portalyour data portal *updated* portal*updated* portal EurostatEurostat
  16. 16. MakeMake
  17. 17. graphics of thegraphics of the highlightshighlights but do it rightbut do it right EurostatEurostat
  18. 18. aggregationsaggregations but give all thebut give all the datadata
  19. 19. ProvideProvide metadatametadata
  20. 20. How was data collected?How was data collected? Comparable/previous datasets?Comparable/previous datasets? Differences with related datasets?Differences with related datasets? For estimates: confidence!For estimates: confidence! What can and can't be done with the data?What can and can't be done with the data? What can and can't be concluded fromWhat can and can't be concluded from data?data?
  21. 21. Matrix of commutesMatrix of commutes Interactive: commuters to and from yourInteractive: commuters to and from your municipalitymunicipality
  22. 22. Provide practicalProvide practical detailsdetails Contact detailsContact details of a personof a personof a personof a person Right attribution, including linkRight attribution, including link Next release?Next release?
  23. 23. Lots of data?Lots of data?
  24. 24. provide anprovide an interfaceinterface time-use.betime-use.be
  25. 25. give data in advancegive data in advance & use embargo& use embargo What couldWhat could have beenhave been
  26. 26. Take awaysTake aways
  27. 27. Give all the dataGive all the data
  28. 28. Not in a pdfNot in a pdf
  29. 29. Readable andReadable and complete metadatacomplete metadata
  30. 30. ThanksThanks Maarten Lambrechts |tijd.be lecho.be @tijdgraphics www.maartenlambrechts.be @maartenzam

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