Category: Colloquium

哥大資料視覺化大師 Soma 在浸會大學的密技分享

(This is a repost from initiumlab.com by Chia ni Liu, click the link to read the original: 哥大資料視覺化大師 Soma 在浸會大學的密技分享)

Data Journalism 是一門極大的學問,從搜集資料、清理、修正、分析、到找到好故事的過程中大概有幾百種可以學的技能或是知識。在有限的時間和精力下,哥倫比亞大學著名的大師 Jonathan Soma 建議記者至少學好設計,使用適當的手法呈現資料,讓讀者能在最短的時間內吸收資訊。那麼資料視覺化都有哪些機密呢?

核心觀念:

  1. 越多的資料想要呈現,讀者能接收到的資訊越少。
  2. 站在讀者的角度思考,只專注在讀者需要知道的資訊上。

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Data & Design with Jonathan Soma at Hong Kong Baptist University

At the first Data & News Society Colloquium of 2017, Jonathan Soma, from Columbia Journalism School, shared his ideas on Data and Visual Design in Journalism on Feb.20th.

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Jonathan Soma of Columbia J-School is Coming to HKBU

Jonathan Soma, Director of Columbia Journalism School’s Lede Program, is coming to Hong Kong Baptist University on 20th February to talk about Data and Visual Design in Journalism.

When: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM, Feb. 20, 2017 (Monday).

Where: Room 1022, 10/F, Communication and Visual Arts Building, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Map: School of Communication, HKBU

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Prof. Rick Dunham Joins D&N Society Colloquium at Hong Kong Baptist University

More often than not, seasoned journalists are reluctant to embrace new media technologies and big data. It is definitely not the case of Professor Rick Dunham, Director of China Programs and Co-Director of Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University. Prof. Dunham was the speaker of this year’s final D&N Society Colloquium, hosted by the School of Communication of Hong Kong Baptist University on December 16th.

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D&N Society Season 2.3 Colloquium: Storytelling with Data.

For Season 2.3 Colloquium, we are so delighted to have Prof. Rick Dunham, visiting professor of Tsinghua University and Co-director of the Global
Business Journalism Program, to talk about Storytelling with Data:
How to do it and who does it best:

When: 10:30 AM-1:30 PM, Dec. 16, 2016 (Friday)

Where: CVA 516, HKBU

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Financial Times Chinese Network editor-in-chief joins colloquium

This season’s second Data & News Society Colloquium on 30 November introduced students and professors to Wang Feng, editor-in-chief of the Financial Times Chinese Network. Wang’s focus on online and digital news have led him to positions with Caijing Magazine in Beijing, the South China Morning Post, and founding Reuter’s Chinese language outlet. He and his teams have previously won the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Award of Editorial Excellence, as well as an Asian Digital Media Award.

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D&N Society Season 2.2 Colloquium: An editor’s perspective

For Season 2.2 Colloquium, we are very excited to have WANG Feng, editor-in-chief of Financial Times Chinese Network, to talk about data and news from an editor’s perspective:

When: 12:00-13:30, Nov. 30, 2016 (Wednesday)

Where: CVA1022, HKBU

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About the Speaker:

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D&N Society Season 2.2 Colloquium: An editor’s perspective

***Due to the inclement weather, this colloquium has been rescheduled to Nov. 30, 12 noon @ CVA1022.

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For Season 2.2 Colloquium, we are very excited to have WANG Feng, editor-in-chief of Financial Times Chinese Network, to talk about data and news from an editor’s perspective:

When: 13:00~14:30, Oct. 21st, 2016 (Friday)

Where: CVA 516, HKBU

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Coming Back from the West…

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editing by Valerie Cooper

The Data & News Society is celebrating its second year and coming back for a new season. The Season 2.1 Colloquium was held on 21st September, with Florin C. Serban and Valerie Cooper, PhD students in the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University, as speakers.

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D&N Society Season 2.1 Colloquium: Coming Back from the West…

Thanks for all your support and participation, we had a very successfully annual workshop in June, and now entering the new semester, the D&N Society is launching season 2 monthly colloquiums. Hope all of you will have a good time with us, learning, talking and sharing experience of data journalism!

This time we have two of our very own Ph.D candidates, Valerie and Florin who have just come back from their amazing exchange sessions to share with us what they’ve experienced. Continue reading “D&N Society Season 2.1 Colloquium: Coming Back from the West…”