Monthly Archives: January 2019

Week 2 – Tues., Jan. 29 and Thurs., Jan 30

Finding and Compiling data In Class: -Data Journalism “Pick of the Week” – Will Sports Betting Transform  How Games are Watched, and Even Played? (NYTimes.com) –Inverted Pyramid of Data Journalism –Lecture: 10 common sources of data –Tools and Tips for … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Tues., Jan. 22 and Thurs., Jan. 24

What is Data Journalism? -Introductions –Course overview and syllabus review –Lecture: What is Data Journalism? -For Thur., Jan. 24 – explore and bring an example of data journalism to discuss. Follow these instructions. –Discussion: Your data journalism examples – Inverted Pyramid of Data … Continue reading

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Discussion: Your Data Journalism Examples – Due Jan 24

For Thursday’s class (Jan. 24), I’m asking everyone to explore three news sites: FiveThirtyEight The UpShot Vox Come prepared to discuss the following: 1.) Describe each site and what makes it unique? Who publishes it? What is its focus and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Data Journalism

DATA JOURNALISM – Spring 2019 Department of Journalism, Rowan University Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CRN 23936 JRN 02363 1 301 High Street Room 215 Instructor: Mark Berkey-Gerard COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the … Continue reading

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