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
#newsrw: Making sense of the numbers in data journalism
Live data is the next big thing, according to Martin Stabe of the Financial Times. But what is really important is making sure those figures make sense
LIVE: Session 3A – Local data
Follow the developing the local data session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks
LIVE: Session 2A – Developing the data story
Follow the developing the data story session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks
#newsrw: Heather Brooke – ‘How do any journalists in the UK do their job?’
Getting hold of meaningful data is the great battle facing British journalists, Heather Brooke said in her keynote speech at news:rewired – noise to signal. The Freedom of Information campaigner urged journalists to challenge the ‘unhelpful attitude’ of public records being withheld
LIVE: Session 1A – The data journalism toolkit
Follow the data journalism toolkit session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks
10 things every journalist should know about data
Journalists need to know and understand data and statistics.
It is not just the preserve of the investigative journalist but can – and should – be used and understood by reporters writing for local papers, magazines, the consumer and trade press and for online publications.
From crime statistics, government spending, bin collections, hospital infections and missing kittens and data journalism is part of every journalist’s patch.
Sarah Marshall takes a look at the essentials journalists need to know and tools to help along the way.
Links: Session 2A – developing the data story
We’re back with another collection of useful links and resources in the run up to news:rewired – noise to signal, this time looking at session 2A: Developing the data story. Speakers on the panel will include Michael Robinson, head of infographics, the Guardian and Federica Cocco, editor, OWNI.eu, with more speakers to follow. I’m going […]
news:rewired – hear more about ‘noise to signal’ from our speakers
We spoke to three of our speakers to give you a better idea of some of the issues that will be covered on the day.
Greg Hadfield, director of strategic projects, Cogapp, discusses his work on “open-data cities” and the benefits of open data to journalists, developers, and others; Robin Hamman, director of digital, Edelman, talks about innovation in social media strategy and where media organisations should start; and Matt Wells, blogs editor, the Guardian, explains why journalists should be making the most of social media platforms for news sourcing and verification
LIVE: Linked data and the semantic web
Follow our linked data and semantic web session with a Scribble Live blog from Wannabe Hacks