Articles tagged with: data journalism
Q&A: Lyndsey Jones, executive editor at the Financial Times on what you will need to succeed in the newsroom of the 2020
We caught up with our speaker Lyndsey Jones to find out more about how the Financial Times is preparing its reporters for the newsroom of the 2020s.
As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.
Latest news:rewired sponsors ZEF and Trisolute Software will host lunchtime workshops at the conference on 1 December, exploring innovative ways of using data in election coverage, and how publishers can optimise their stories for Google News.
The event takes place at the MSN UK offices in London, and will discuss the latest trends, techniques and tools in digital journalism. The lunchtime workshops will take place from 1:30pm to 2pm – and entry for these workshops is on a first come, first served basis.
Tickets cost just £165+VAT – and you can also add a full day of training on top with a news:rewired+ ticket for £335+VAT. Places are limited so book yours now to avoid missing out.
With just over five weeks to go until the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, we’re delighted to announce the agenda for the day – featuring speakers from The Washington Post, the Guardian, BuzzFeed, Vice News, The Times and Sunday Times, and more.
News organisations still lack a “stable set of tools” to use data journalism to its full potential – especially on mobile – the news:rewired conference, in London, heard today.
For those keen to tell data-driven stories, having limited resources need not stand in your way. This session at the news:rewired conference, today in London, outlined how people could learn about the array of free tools online, as well as pointing out some preparation tips and effective workflows to make the most of data, at speed.
For journalists keen to get to grips with data in their reporting, and visualising the results, tools like Tableau are a valuable resource, which is why we are very pleased to announce them as the latest sponsor of news:rewired.
The one-day digital journalism conference, run by Journalism.co.uk, takes place on Thursday 20 February, and will feature an array of sessions and workshops looking at the latest innovations and opportunities for journalists to harness in their digital reporting. Here is the line-up so far.
One session in particular will offer inspiration and practical tips on how to do data journalism on a budget, addressing different tools and techniques for saving time and being more efficient when producing data-driven content.
The session will feature presentations by experts within the industry, including Esa Mäkinen, news editor of data journalism for Helsingin Sanomat and David Ottewell, head of data journalism at Trinity Mirror.
Maxime Marboeuf, data analyst at Tableau Software, will also join the panel to discuss how newsrooms of any size can use the platform – which offers a free, public version of its visualisations technology – to produce powerful data stories and visualisations, even when time or money is tight.
John Burn-Murdoch, interactive data journalist at the Financial Times, today gave delegates at the news:rewired conference, in London, a run down of tools and techniques to turn data sets into maps and visualisations.
Panelists from the Financial Times, Media Wales , the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Cabinet Office’s data.gov.uk gave their advice on how to tell stories using data, and how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls.
This session at news:rewired took a detailed look at data-driven storytelling, from finding sources of data and sorting the content, through to uncovering the stories within.
Those who took part were Claire Miller, data journalist, Media Wales; Deborah Cohen, investigations editor, British Medical Journal; Antonio Acuña, head of data.gov.uk, Cabinet Office; and Emily Cadman, head of interactive, Financial Times discuss using data as a source of stories.