Data visualization by Sabina Vagifgizi

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Data visualization by Sabina Vagifgizi

  1. 1. DATA VISUALIZATION<br />Time to tell a story with data, and make it much more visual. <br />
  2. 2. What is the database?<br />It helps to reduce information into small pieces and then allows users to relate those pieces back to each other in a dynamic and flexible way. <br />Journalists acquire data in 4 primary ways:<br /><ul><li>Through observation
  3. 3. By importing from digital files stored on the Web, on CD-ROM or on other digital media
  4. 4. Via submissions from site visitors who fill out Web form (example: www.GasBuddy.com)
  5. 5. By using the unstructured text of a Web page or other digital documents</li></li></ul><li>How to visualize a story?<br />Databases-charts (pie, column, bar, line, etc.)<br />Maps (Google Map, Map Builder, etc.)<br />Graphics (photographs, illustrations)<br />Sound clips<br />Video clips, etc.<br />
  6. 6. What questions are we trying to answer with data?<br />How many/how much____________?<br />Where are____________?<br />Who are____________?<br />When did____________?<br />What is the biggest/smallest or the most/least ________?<br />What is the average_________?<br />What is the most/least common_________?<br />What is the ranking of_________?<br />In what order___________?<br />
  7. 7. Common data visualization<br />BAR CHART<br />LINE CHART<br /> COLUMN CHART<br />
  8. 8. Time to make your own data<br />First thing first clarify your questions, what your are going to give in your data. It should be simple and clear for audience.<br />Second, you should choose datasets to create a date. You can use Spreadsheet in Google doc and Microsoft’s Excel program.<br />Let is suppose we should create a data of how many journalist students passed current semester exam in different universities. <br />What kind of information should we include into the data?!<br />University name:<br />Test year, date:<br />Total tested students:<br />Test score:<br />Percent of passed:<br />Percent of failed:<br />
  9. 9. Learning Google doc spreadsheet<br />
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  15. 15. Dynamic Charts and Graphs<br />ManyEyes provides many different visualization options. It is available for public use. http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com<br />New York Times is one of the biggest organizations that have used ManyEyes for data visualization. <br /> http:/vizlab.nytimes.com <br />Let’s start to use ManyEyes:<br />You should register.<br />
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  21. 21. Create your own map<br />www.umapper.com<br />www.map.google.com<br />http://grubba.net<br />http://mapalist.com<br />http://www.zeemaps.com<br />
  22. 22. Sources:<br />“Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More” Terry Burrows<br />“Journalism Next” Mark Briggs<br />“The Digital Journalist’s Handbook” Mark S.Luckie<br />“Producing Online News Digital Skills, Stronger Stories” Ryan M. Thornburg<br />“Online Journalism” James C.Foust<br />“Aim For The Heart” Al Tompkins<br />
  23. 23. Thank you!<br /> Sabina Vagifgizi, co-founder and<br /> co-editor-in-chief of The Baku Post<br /> Mob: (055)819-51-87<br /> Email: reporter.sabina@gmail.com<br /> Twitter: @sabinuss<br /> Facebook: Sabina Vagifgizi<br /> Blog: http://sabinavaqif.wordpress.com<br /> Website: www.bakupost.org<br />

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