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What is data-driven journalism? (Slides from naprej:forward 2012)

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Slides from a presentation at Naprej:Forward - last year in lovely Slowenia. Yes, repeating myself, but maybe the story what can be done with data needs to be pushed to newsrooms, otherwise nothing changes...

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What is data-driven journalism? (Slides from naprej:forward 2012)

  1. 1. DATA-DRIVEN JOURNALISM: SAVING NEWSROOMS, ONE AT A TIME Ljubljana - Naprey/Forward 2012 Mirko Lorenz
  2. 2. MIRKO LORENZ JOURNALIST /INFORMATION ARCHITECT/ TRAINER
  3. 3. AN AMBASSADOR FROM A GROWING COMMUNITY OF DATA JOURNALISTS & HACKERS
  4. 4. WHAT IS #DDJ? HOW IS IT DONE? WHAT‘S IN IT FOR YOU?
  5. 5. WHAT THE *$‘+# IS DATA-DRIVEN JOURNALISM?
  6. 6. DEF: DATA-DRIVEN JOURNALISM = WORKFLOW PROCESS: FROM BORING TO RELEVANT
  7. 7. DATA-JOURNALISM IS NOT NEW
  8. 8. Charles Joseph Minard: Sankey-Diagram of Napoleons Campaign in 1812, published 1869
  9. 9. STORIES THAT HAVE DATA CAN BE POWERFUL
  10. 10. DATA-JOURNALISM COULD BE A „THE NEW CAMERA“
  11. 11. IMMER FRAGEN: IM VERGLEICH ZU WAS? (EDWARD TUFTE) Edward Tufte: To be truthful and revealing, data graphics must bear on the question at the heart of quantitative thinking: “Compared to what?, from: The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  12. 12. Source: David McCandless, Information is Beautiful PUT NUMBERS IN CONTEXT, HELP THE READER UNDERSTAND
  13. 13. Source: David McCandless, Information is Beautiful
  14. 14. DATA-AWARE NEWSROOMS IS ALL WE NEED
  15. 15. DOWNSIDE - MEDIA BUSINESS UNDER SIEGE - QUANTITY OVER QUALITY - NEWSROOMS ARE CLOSING
  16. 16. „JOURNALISTS, WHERE DO YOU ADD VALUE?“ - JEFF JARVIS
  17. 17. UPSIDE - MORE DATA (LOTS OF...) - OPEN DATA - OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
  18. 18. DATA IN THE NEWSROOM: DATA STORY DATA INTERACTIVE DATA APPS
  19. 19. Quelle: New York Times
  20. 20. Quelle: New York Times
  21. 21. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/02/13/us/politics/2013-budget-proposal-graphic.html
  22. 22. Roles in the Hacks/Hackers Newsroom Journalist DeveloperDesigner The Storyteller The Artist The Mechanic CC-BY: Mirko Lorenz, 2012
  23. 23. Quelle: Alan McLean, NYT//Amsterdam, 2010
  24. 24. FUTURE - FILTER BETTER - DIG DEEPER - ANSWER REAL QUESTIONS
  25. 25. JOIN US: #DDJ
  26. 26. DATA STORY ONAGLOWINGRECTANGLENEARYOU „Our city is now a better place“ -- Local Authority „It‘s a wonder how we could do without it“ -- Government DIGGING DEEPER AN OPEN DATA PRODUCTION „Surprisingly helpful“ -- User THE MOVIE?
  27. 27. THANK YOU.

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