Month: March 2016

你真的了解数据新闻吗 -八大误区,你中了几枪?

(This is a repost from Initiumlab.com, authored by Zhou Xingchen, based on Caixin Media CTO Huang Zhimin’s HKBU talk sponsored by the Data & News Society. Find the original here http://initiumlab.com/blog/20160316-eight-myths-about-data-journalism/)

大數據、信息圖、H5、小遊戲、統計圖表、實時更新⋯這麼多炫酷的概念,似乎都與數據新聞沾點邊,可是你真的了解數據新聞嗎?

近三五年來,數據新聞一躍成為最熱門的新聞類型。不過,大家在了解、學習這種新型新聞的過程中,難免會犯些「新手錯誤」。為此,我們綜合了財新數據可視化實驗室負責人黃志敏在浸會大學的講座內容和 Initium Lab 數據新聞實操經驗,總結出八大誤區,供大家一探究竟。

誤區1 不懂大數據,就看不懂數據新聞

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Wondering what a DJ award winner looks like? See some of the best works in 2015 from the globe

The 2nd University Data Journalism Competition is approaching. Is data journalism still a mystery to you? Are you wondering what makes a good piece of data news entry?

If you have little clue where to start in the preparation for this competition, D&N has a tip for you or your team: take a look at the best works in this field last year from around the world – the winners of 2015 GEN Data Journalism awards.

The winning entries show a variety of how data can be used for better story-telling: from data visualisation to data investigation; from websites and web pages to News APP and individual portfolio.

D&N is posting here a wrap-up in Chinese (Original Source: see here). For English, you can go to GEN’s website for a full-scope exploration. Hope you will find inspiration!

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