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
We’ve rounded up some of the best coverage of news:rewired from speakers and delegates alike and collected it together in one handy post.
Speaker Nicola Hughes – DataMinerUK has written a detailed summary of her talk in the sorting the social media chaos session, complete with tips on her favourite journalism tools.
On the Reuters Blog Mark Jones, who spoke in the social media strategy session, used Storify to round up Tweets, pictures and text from across the day.
And RBI’s Adam Tinworth heroically liveblogged every session he was in. Including the liveblogging session.
For all this and more, continue reading…
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
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.
As part of our news:rewired follow-up coverage, we’ll be posting slideshows of the speakers’ presentations for those who missed it or simply want to recap. See presentations from Paul Bradshaw, Chris Taggart and Lulu Phongmany
Journalists need to lead by example in terms of sharing, and cultivate close-knit communities around content, according Paul Bradshaw, founder of crowdsourced investigative site Help Me Investigate
In our latest Q&A we talk to journalism trainer Paul Bradshaw about HelpMeInvestigate.com, the benefits of crowdsourcing for investigative journalism, and where the money’s coming from