What’s the global #ddj community tweeting about? Our NodeXL mapping from July 3 to July 9 has @paulbradshaw with his top picks for data journalism stories for audio, @br_data and @BR_Recherche with a podcast on the tax haven of Madeira, and @EngnRoom with an introductory guide to investigative web research.
Let’s Hear It for Data Journalism
Paul Bradshaw from Birmingham City University lines up his greatest hits for data journalism on audio and radio from his MA in Data Journalism.
— BW Intl Media (@BWIntlMedia) July 6, 2017
— Michael Peters (@miguelitoj89) July 5, 2017
Stacked or Unstacked?
Geoff McGhee‘s series of interactive graphs and maps about California’s move toward renewable energies shows, according to Alberto Cairo, that when the total is more relevant than the parts, a stacked graph may be the best choice.
— Alberto Cairo (@albertocairo) July 6, 2017
Infographics for the People
In Graphics, a showcase of information graphics, is preparing to launch its tenth issue. The publication is the vision of Jan Schwochow, head of Infographics Group (formerly Golden Section Graphics), based in Berlin.
— John Grimwade (@johngrimwade) July 3, 2017
Investigative Web Research Guide
The Engine Room just launched an introductory guide to investigative web research. The guide is designed for researchers, activists and journalists who collect online information about people, entities or events.
— Tech Tribes (@TechTribesOrg) July 8, 2017
The Problem with Data Teams
The first Global Data Journalism survey studied the current state of data journalism in newsrooms across the globe, quizzing 181 respondents from 43 countries. It found young reporters had little training in data-oriented fields like statistics and coding and that only 11 percent of them had worked for over 20 years as journalists.
— Journalism.co.uk (@journalismnews) July 7, 2017
The Guardian’s Data Team
Here’s an inside look at how the “aggressively collaborative” data team at The Guardian worked recent elections in the UK, the Panama Papers, knife crimes and the cost of housing.
— JournalistWorks (@journalistworks) July 9, 2017
The Times During Election Time
The Times’ Basile Simon gives a breakdown on how they worked the elections – and what they’ll do differently next time around.
— Basile Simon (@basilesimon) July 6, 2017
Dublin Data Conference
If you didn’t make it to Dublin for the Data and Computational Journalism Conference earlier this month, here’s a peek at the conference proceedings.
— DataJ Conf (@datajconf) July 6, 2017
Global Refugee Flow
The creative folks at Explorables made a hypnotic graph of the UNHCR data of refugee movement from 2000 to 2015.
— Anneleen Ophoff (@anneleenophoff) July 6, 2017