Lincoln Journalism Research Day - Data Journalism

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<ul><li> 1. Data Journalism Having Conversations with Data Tony Hirst Computing and Communications The Open University </li></ul> <p> 2. What is journalism? 3. [sensemaking] 4. InvertedPyramid 5. What is data? 6. [a particular type of source] 7. Data is just another type of source 8. What is data journalism? 9. Data journalism is investigative 10. Journalism that uses data as one of the sources 11. (We dont have to produce a map or a chart in the final piece) 12. The practice of data journalism 13. find stories tell stories 14. find stories 15. AnscombesQuartet 16. THE BLOCKERS 17. Reading Charts Blocker 18. Data points are just words, but when connected with a squiggly line they tell a story Christopher Brown, Making Sense of Squiggly Lines, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9832593-1-2 19. Conversations with data 20. ouseful.info - A Wrangling Example With OpenRefine: Making Oven Ready Data 21. THE BLOCKERS 22. Skills Blocker 23. Tidying data 24. KnowThyTools 25. Data Distributions Outliers 26. InvertedPyramid 27. Data can confirm what we think we know 28. Data can surprise us and force us to rethink what we think we know 29. Trends and (anti)correlations... 30. Data makes most sense when contextualised 31. THE BLOCKERS 32. Skills Blocker 33. [statistics] (the art of looking at one number in the context of other numbers) 34. Asking Questions of Data 35. Data Distributions Outliers 36. We need to teach people how to ask questions 37. We need to teach people how to read charts 38. SQL was developed as a navigational aid 39. intitle:yarl filetype:pdf inurl:http://www.justice.gov.uk/do wnloads/publications/inspectorate -reports/hmipris/immigration- removal-centre-inspections/ 40. intitle:yarl filetype:pdf inurl:http://www.justice.gov.uk/do wnloads/publications/inspectorate -reports/hmipris/immigration- removal-centre-inspections/ 41. SELECT * FROM searchindex WHERE title LIKE %Yarl% AND filetype=pdf AND url LIKE http:.. /% 42. Reproducibility 43. tell stories 44. but thats another story 45. tony.hirst@open.ac.uk @psychemedia blog.ouseful.info Anyquestions? </p>