Category: Event

Data Journalism Boot Camp in Hong Kong

Dear all,

We are honoured to introduce you a one and a half day Data Journalism Boot Camp in Hong Kong.

Location (Map): Room 506, 5/F, Communication and Visual Arts Building (CVA), Hong Kong Baptist University. 

Time: Oct. 26 (Thursday) 9am-5pm & Oct. 27 (Friday) 9am-3pm.

Interested applicants should fill in the online form in this (deadline for applications to be 13 Oct.) link: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3864735/Data-Journalism-Hong-Kong

The workshop will be run by a pair experienced trainers from DataLEADS including the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Centre for Investigative Journalism.

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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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交流學習@台灣

近日,受國立臺灣大學和國立政治大學的邀請,香港浸會大學新聞系數據新聞項目的5名同學代表,帶著自己的數據新聞作品到台北參加了为期2日的交流學習。

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(香港浸會大學和國立政治大學的同學合影留念。)

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(香港浸會大學和國立臺灣大學的同學合影留念。)

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Open Data Day 2017 Hong Kong Hackathon

Open Source Hong Kong

Saturday, 4 March 2017 from 10:00 to 18:00 (HKT)

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR China

Pls register at Eventbrite and visit Hackpad to add your open data hack ideas.

Please bring your laptop, laptop charger, power extension bar to attend ODD. For those who will present your project at the end of ODD, please also bring your VGA adoptor.

Eventbrite: https://opendatadayhk2017.eventbrite.hk
Hackpad: https://opensourcehk.hackpad.com/Open-Data-Day-HK-2017-QvQ2MhnhJE6
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/154862401625387/permalink/244902289288064/
Open Data Day Offical website: http://opendataday.org
Email Enquiry: webmaster@opensource.hk

International Open Data Day in 2017 will be 4th March. Size is 60 participants.
Tentative Schedule
10:00 Reception and Networking
10:15 Introduction and Team Forming
11:00 Start of team works / discussions
16:00 Open Data Roundtable with Guests
17:00 Team Presentation
18:00 Closing
Venue Sponsor: CityU App Lab
Open Data Day 2017 HK Organising Committee is formed from the following communities and supporters.
– Initium Media
– Open Data Hong Kong
– Open Source Hong Kong
Pre-event Workshop – Python 101 intro & web scraping
Date & Time: 28 February 2017, Tuesday (20:00 – 21:30)
Venue: Classroom B5-209, 5/F Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong.
Workshop Registration – https://oddhk17-scrapy.eventbrite.hk

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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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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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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Open Lecture:A Coder in the Newsroom

We are very excited to have Yue QIU, data and visual journalist at Bloomberg Hong Kong Bureau, with us for a data journalism open lecture: A Coder in the Newsroom

Time: 11:00 am-12:20 pm, November 7, 2016 (Monday)

Venue: CVA 1022, HKBU

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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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Workshop: Masterclass in Mobile Journalism

Smartphones have become an increasingly essential tool to journalists covering emergency situations.

Ivo Burum of Burum Media (Australia) discussed mobile journalism tools SCRAP (a digital storytelling language), copyright, hardware (smartphones, lights, microphones, tripods), functional apps for shooting, editing, post-production, and more.

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