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Data journalism - Jelle Kamsma - NU.nl

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Data journalism - Jelle Kamsma - NU.nl

  1. 1. Data Journalism<br />What can journalists do with data?<br />Jelle Kamsma<br />@DDJelle<br />
  2. 2. NU.nl<br />Increasing focus towards <br />making own news<br />Data journalism @ NU.nl<br />Supplementing articles with interactive visualizations<br />Doing own research into data<br />
  3. 3. Three considerations<br />Working alone or with others?<br />Start with the data or a question?<br />Unlocking the data or storytelling?<br />
  4. 4. Finding the data<br />Analyzing the data<br />Visualizing the data<br />Three challenges<br />
  5. 5. Statline, Eurostat, OECD, the World Bank etc.<br />Open data<br />Old-fashioned journalistic handy work<br />Finding the data<br />
  6. 6. Finding the data: <br />UN World Population Prospects<br />http://esa.un.org/peps/Preliminary-Results/tables/preliminary-results_2011-02-25.htm<br />
  7. 7. Analyzing the data<br />“Numeracy should be as valued <br />by news orgs as literacy.” <br /> Paul Bradshaw<br />
  8. 8. Analyzing the data: <br />UN World Population Prospects<br />Merging tables<br />Doing calculations<br />
  9. 9. Visualizing the data<br />Not just the end product<br />Free tools<br />
  10. 10. Visualizing the data: <br />Google Charts<br />http://code.google.com/apis/chart/<br />
  11. 11. Visualizing the data: <br />Fusion Tables<br />http://www.google.com/fusiontables/public/tour/index.html<br />
  12. 12. Visualizing the data: <br />Impure<br />http://www.impure.com/<br />
  13. 13. Questions?<br />Jelle Kamsma<br />jelle@nu.nl<br />@DDJelle<br />thedigitaldigger.wordpress.com<br />

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