Ten key ethical challenges in political journalism heating up in the 2012 election year, from social to data to bringing more truth to the system.
Posted by Emily Harris on September 28, 2012
Topics: Blog, Craft Tags: Citizen Sources, Data Visualization, Ethics, Fact-Checking, Government Accountability, Kent State, Politics, Privacy, Public Opinion Polling, Social Media, Transparency
Created by passionate, practicing journalists, this free how-to helps you “combine the traditional ‘nose for news’ and...a compelling story, with the sheer scale and range of digital information.”
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on June 1, 2012
Topics: Craft, Education, Resources, Technology Tags: Data, Data Visualization, Guide
Worth taking the time to embrace the tech talk for a deeper understanding of how to tell compelling stories through data. Or at least talk to partners who can do it with you.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on May 3, 2012
Topics: Craft, Resources, Technology Tags: Data Visualization, How To, Online Tools, Public Information, Reporting Tools
Designed to visualize multiple metrics to track your success and tell your story, Sparkwise builds in calls-to-action to measure the real-world impact of your work.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on April 19, 2012
Topics: Community, Resources, Technology Tags: Analytics, Analytics Tools, Community Engagement, Data Visualization, Free Tools, Metrics, Reporting Tools, Storytelling
Collect, aggregate, then visualize on a map and timeline. Crowdmap is free, designed to help you “monitor elections, map crisis information, curate local resources, document a zombie invasion.”
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on January 27, 2012
Topics: Community, Craft, Resources, Technology Tags: Crowdsourcing, Data, Data Visualization, Elections, Mapping, Ushahidi
“Democratizing information,” NNIP collaborates with the Urban Institute in service of 35 local partners across the nation delivering critical public data and visualization tools to help neighborhoods thrive.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on December 5, 2011
Topics: Distribution, Experiments, Resources, Technology Tags: Data, Data Visualization, Demographics, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, GIS, Mapping, Research, Urban