Excel Fundamentals

By this point in semester, we have already covered different ways to find, access, and clean data to be used in stories. Now it's the time we get our hands dirty and dig into the data. However, beforehand, you need to understand what are you looking for in your dataset. There are several ways the …

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Data Developers and Journalists Merge in Newsrooms to Embrace New Roles

While in the past, traditionally newsrooms have employed data developers and journalists as separate entities of the newsrooms, these roles have somewhat merged creating a new beat in data journalism. “We have moved forward with the idea that data visualization is another way to tell the story. There has been a merging of the two …

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Why Journalists Need Data Journalism Skills

The profound changes in the way we produce, distribute and receive information have impacted greatly the profession of journalism. Some have predicted at best a shake-up in the industry and at worst the death of the profession. Others see these changes as an opportunity to make the profession more relevant than ever. A new era …

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