Category: Event

“中国数据可视化大赛”创作者专访:数据“几人行”

 

2019年6月16日,中国数据可视化创作大赛颁奖典礼暨中国数据新闻大会在南京落幕,共有622件作品参与角逐“最佳数据新闻”,“最佳信息设计”,“最佳数据视频”,“最佳移动交互设计”,“最佳大屏交互设计”和“最佳数据运用”六个奖项设置,最终获奖作品为26件。其中获得“最佳数据新闻”奖的共有六件作品。

每个团队在比赛的过程中自组团队,自定选题。十三亿人口产生的庞大数据量,及数据背后的新闻故事,让这次比赛作品尤为惊艳。赛后,我们采访了两支“最佳数据新闻”奖的团队,分别来自北京大学汇丰商学院和中国传媒大学。

 

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The Spreadsheet Guy in “Spotlight”

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Hong Kong Baptist University journalism students interviewing Pulitzer Prize winner Matt Carroll in Hong Kong. Read the The Young Reporter short story here: https://m.facebook.com/tyrmag/photos/a.576662715691596/2139831466041372/?type=3&theater=

 

 

Data Journalism Online Open Lecture

Time: Oct. 12, 2018 (Fri.), 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Venue: CVA 506, HKBU

Speaker: Aaron Mendelson

Language: English

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Symposium|Fall Symposium on Digital Scholarship 2018

 

Time: October 25, 2018 (Thursday)

Venue: AAB 201, Academic & Administration Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

Language: English

Online Registration: here

Welcome to join us!

Agenda

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Guest Speakers

DR. DONALD WATERS

Senior Program Officer, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

DR. MIGUEL ESCOBAR VARELA

Assistant Professor, English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

MR. ANDY CHO

Consultant, Radica Systems Limited

Internal Speakers

PROF. CLARA HO

Head, Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University

DR. ANGEL LAI

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Baptist University

PROF. DAVID CHUNG

Professor, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University

MR. PILI HU

Lecturer, Department of Journalism, Hong Kong Baptist University

Data & News Salon #2 | From open source and open data to data journalism and civic engagement — Practice from MirrorMedia and READr

從開放源碼、開放數據到數據新聞、公民參與 — 來自鏡傳媒與READr的實踐

From open source and open data to data journalism and civic engagement — Practice from MirrorMedia and READr

 

Time: 14/6/2018 (Thur), 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Venue: CVA105, HKBU

Speakers: 簡信昌 & 李又如

Language: Mandarin | 國語

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Six-Hour with Geeks: A Glance into Hong Kong Open Source Movement

Loads of imagination about programming has been running helter-skelter in my mind before I step into the spacious and well-polished Spectrum studio on the 11th floor of an office building at Sheung Wan in this bright Saturday morning. As someone who has been concentrating only on courses about liberal arts since senior school, I always consider coding as something far away from my daily life.

But today, Chico Xu, Ivy Wang and I, as student reporters, are going to take a glance into this sophisticated business which we once thought was irrelevant to the lives of us and the lives of many, but which actually is, and to a large extent.

The event we are attending is called the Global Pandas Documentation Sprint, a worldwide event held simultaneously in more than 300 countries on March 10, 2018, aiming at improving this Python library’s documentation with clearer explanations and better examples, and trying to leave, at the end of the day, with the library enhanced “in a perfect state,” as put by its official website.

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The Global Pandas Documentation Sprint was held simultaneously in more than 300 countries around the world.

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Workshop: Forensics and Verification with Storyful on Social Media

This is a three-week training workshop conducted by journalist from Storyful, a social media information gathering/ content producing platform used by many journalists and marketers. The training time is April 11/ 18/ 25 afternoon at CVA703. Digital forensics and verification is also related with data journalist’s day-to-day job, especially many data/ information nowadays come from social media. We will have the second class of the workshop tomorrowWednesday April 18, at 4:30pm in the CVA 703 lab. Please find the following announcement edited from Robin Ewing’s message.

The trainers this week are Storyful journalists Rachel Blundy and Layla Mashkoor.

  • Rachel was a journalist with the SCMP before coming to Storyful
  • Layla worked in communications and marketing.

They will focus on using forensic verification tools to investigative and verify social photos and video and how you can debunk fake or misleading content. This will be a hands-on workshop and great training for those of you who want to work in media or communication.

Prerequisite: The trainers have asked that everyone have a Twitter account and a TweetDeck account. Please open free accounts before class if you don’t already have them.

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Data & News Salon #1 | Digital News and Interactive Reporting Projects from Taiwan Reporter

《報導者》數位專案與互動式新聞

Digital News and Interactive Reporting Projects from
Taiwan Reporter

Time: 12/4/2018 (Thur), 2:45-3:45pm

Venue: CVA203, HKBU

Speakers: 陳貞樺(Mimi CHEN) & 黃禹禛 (Yu Chen HUANG)

Language: Mandarin | 國語

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[Wanted!] HKBU Data-driven Storytelling Competition on Mar 22 – Mar 25

The School of Communication and the Department of Journalism of HKBU will organize a University-wide “HKBU Data-driven Storytelling Competition 2018.” All full-time HKBU students (undergraduate, postgraduate, research degree students) are welcomed!

The online registration deadline is: 18 Mar 2018.

The briefing session will hold at WLB 208 at 18:30, 22 March. During the briefing session, the topic for competition will be announced on-site. Participants will form groups on-site and kick off the project. Participants can work on their projects anywhere within a 72-hour time frame, and submit their work online on 25 March 2018, pm 18:59.

Award: Champion ( 1 team, HKD 3,000); Honourable mentions ( 3 teams, HKD1,000 for each)

For details and online registration, please visit: http://datastory2018.dnnsociety.org

http://datastory2018.dnnsociety.org

 

Call for participants: E-resources Discovery Week at HKBU

The HKBU Library will host its annual E-resources Discovery Week with a series of luncheon and workshops on the paid e-resources and database available for students in the coming week. Journalism students are encouraged to join as they have invited a list of star speakers on how to find credible news resources, including:  

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