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Public vs. Private Data – brief discussion

Public: -People put it out there (ie social media) -Government -Government $ -Government regulation -Legal -Non-profit -“Right to know” -Academic research -Data reporters collect themselves (surveys, polls, etc) -Public figures Private: -Personal information -Info for private business purposes (ie corporation … 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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Assignment: Rowan Clery Overview Story

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What is Data Journalism? Let’s start with Harvey

Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, by the numbers (Houston Chronicle) Maps: Tracking Harvey’s Destructive Path (NYTimes) Houston’s floodwaters are receding, but they remain dangerously high in many areas (Washington Post) Maps show what Harvey’s impact would look like in other U.S. … Continue reading

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