Data Journalism (very abridged)

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Very brief overview of data journalism as part of a talk given at CFJ Paris, May 2011. Original presentation had 7 tips - focused on 2 of those hence odd numbering.

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<ul><li> 1. New information for newjournalists: Data journalism Paul Bradshaw Visiting Professor, City University London Course Leader, MA Online Journalism, Birmingham City University Publisher, Online Journalism Blog Founder, Help Me InvestigateFriday, 6 May 2011</li></ul> <p> 2. 1. What is it?Open and automatedFriday, 6 May 2011 3. Each weekday, my computer program goes to the Chicago Police Departments website and gathers all crimes reported in Chicago.Adrian HolovatyFriday, 6 May 2011 4. Friday, 6 May 2011 5. Friday, 6 May 2011 6. Friday, 6 May 2011 7. Friday, 6 May 2011 8. Friday, 6 May 2011 9. Friday, 6 May 2011 10. Friday, 6 May 2011 11. Friday, 6 May 2011 12. 2. Why is it important?Data arms races and viabilityFriday, 6 May 2011 13. The Tribunes biggest magnet by far has been its more than three dozen interactive databases, which collectively have drawn three times as many page views as the sites stories.http://bit.ly/dj2dmzFriday, 6 May 2011 14. Friday, 6 May 2011 15. Friday, 6 May 2011 16. Why?Holding power to accountEngagementTargeting/relevanceFriday, 6 May 2011 17. 3. How do we do it?Brain and brawnFriday, 6 May 2011 18. Data Journalism ContinuumFriday, 6 May 2011 19. Compile. Clean. Connect..Friday, 6 May 2011 20. 4 Look for context- understandstatisticsFriday, 6 May 2011 21. Friday, 6 May 2011 22. 7 Clean your data - and treat it likeany sourceFriday, 6 May 2011 23. Because we take the time to clean the data, we are able to dolobbying stories no other newsorganisation can do." - David Donald, Center for Public IntegrityFriday, 6 May 2011 24. We cleaned up the data sothat we were able to calculate how much grant was being lostover two years, and mapped it with OpenHeatMap. - Paul Gallagher, MENFriday, 6 May 2011 25. Friday, 6 May 2011 26. Merci.Slideshare.net/onlinejournalistTwitter.com/paulbradshawDelicious.com/paulb/datajournalismFriday, 6 May 2011 </p>