Bobby Schweizer, doctoral student at the Georgia Institute of Technology and co-author of Newsgames: journalism at play says “Don’t be afraid of experimenting and trying something new, the payoff might just be good journalism”.
Bobby Schweizer, doctoral student at the Georgia Institute of Technology and co-author of Newsgames: journalism at play; Shannon Perkins, editor of interactive technologies, Wired.com; Al Trivino, director of innovation at News International; and Alastair Dant, interactive lead at the Guardian discuss using games to tell news stories
Here are the presentations from Session 1A – ‘The data journalism toolkit’, with Professor Paul Bradshaw, visiting professor, City University and founder, helpmeinvestigate.com; Alastair Dant, lead interactive technologist, the Guardian; Federica Cocco, editor, OWNI.eu; Conrad Quilty-Harper, data reporter, the Telegraph. Moderated by Simon Rogers; editor, Guardian datablog and datastore
Speakers at news:rewired spoke about a number of tools designed to help journalists make the most out of their data stories. Here we have listed the 12 key recommendations chosen by panelists
Interactive graphics are keeping online readers interested in newspapers online, according to the Guardian’s interactive technologist Alastair Dant.
His view, expressed in the developing the data story session at news:rewired, was backed by Professor Paul Bradshaw who said ‘with interactivity you get engagement’
Follow the developing the data story session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks