Tag: Data stories

Using data visualisation tools to provide local context for decision making and meet open data aspirations

The Cambridgeshire Research Group has created several interactive atlases combining local and national open data with a range of InstantAtlas data visualisation analysis tools. It has been working to establish a local data portal called Cambridgeshire Insight Open Data as

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Data storytellers share narrative tips at Data on Purpose conference

During the recent Data on Purpose conference at Stanford University, data storytelling innovators shared advice, insight and tools for bringing numbers to life within a narrative.

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Stories data tell us

Guest post from Esteban Mucientes Financial executive officer at Cuchillo and online marketing consultant. He has collaborated with various Spanish public administrations in the field of communication adaptation strategies, as well as offering formation on digital marketing to a number

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Local data journalism: Five tips and a few key things to consider

Data journalism can provide both global and local communities with valuable content that informs their day-to-day lives. Many of the efforts are internationally or nationally focussed, yet, as Steven Barnett and Judith Townend have argued: “It is at the local

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Open Migration: Using Data To Understand The Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis represents a challenge to journalism across Europe. It has forced newsrooms to question how they report such a complex phenomenon in a balanced way, without reinforcing easy stereotypes and without appearing to dehumanise refugees. The Italian Coalition

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Getting Started with Data Science: Storytelling with Data

(This article was first published on eKonometrics, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Earlier this month, IBM Press and Pearson have published my book titled: Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics. You can download sample pages,

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Inside a Pioneering Italian Data Journalism Collaboration

Editor’s Note: Confiscati Bene, released in mid-December in Europe, is a pioneering data journalism collaboration that digs into the $4 billion of goods in the EU confiscated from criminals by European authorities. An international team of journalists and their allies

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Impressions from Data Sketches

By chance, I spotted a tweet this evening from @owenboswarva pointing to a #DVLA data release: number of licence holders with penalty points, broken down by postcode district [link] | #FOI #opendata. A quick search turned up some DfT driving

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ONE’s Follow the Money Website: Showcasing Open Data Success Stories

Central to OGP is the belief that “good ideas come from everywhere” and we at ONE could not agree more. Our Follow the Money website provides a centralized place to highlight stories about how citizens are successfully using open data

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[Slides] Intro to Data Journalism

Slides from a class given at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication on 16th November 2015, covering examples of different stories, sources, tools and tips.   Filed under: Damian Radcliffe Journalism, Damian Radcliffe University of Oregon Tagged:

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