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Case Study: Data Journalism

Case Study: Data Journalism

The “data journalist” gathers, interviews and presents data”. As such, it needs a suite of new skills around understanding and interpreting data. The journalism arm of the industry training organisation, Competenz, in New Zealand, has recognised this and begun the process of implementing new NZQA unit standards for journalism schools. The initial focus is on up-skilling students in statistics. This case study explores real issues related to developing a governmental or organizational ICT integration plan using open data.

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Lesley Farmer
Lesley Farmer (Faculty)
3 years ago

This website from the New Zealand government addresses journalism that is based on interpreting data. It discusses a couple of case studies to exemplify good data journalism practices. It is a thoughtful article that can inform journalists as well as critical readers.

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