Tag: Data Vis

Hong Kong Craft Beer

(This is a repost from STUDENTS’ FINAL PROJECTS OF THE DATA VISUALIZATION FOR NEWS @ HKBU Spring 2017,click the link to read the full page: Hong Kong Craft Beer)

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Observation of secondary schools in HK/十八區中學面面觀

(This is a repost from STUDENTS’ FINAL PROJECTS OF THE DATA VISUALIZATION FOR NEWS @ HKBU Spring 2017,click the link to read the full page: Observation of secondary schools in HK/十八區中學面面觀)

這是數據新聞專業學生2017年的作品,三位同學以網站的形式透過數據新聞討論了香港十八區的中學的教育問題。有互動設計【測試你對18區中學的認識】,也有以表格、地圖模式呈現學校的情況。

“There are a lot of myths about secondary schools in Hong Kong. The best secondary schools (Band 1 schools) have the oldest history and are located in the richest districts. People also observe that schools with a particular religious background are very prominent in Hong Kong. Are all these true? We collected data showing all secondary schools in Hong Kong and present to you a comprehensive analysis to solve your questions.”

Members : Jam LEE Yee Man, John POON Tsz Fung, Alison LI Pui Ying

Mentor : Alex Koo

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Skills to enhance data visualization

Data visualization sometimes can be very similar, data news use bar charts and lines to show the details. From this articles we can have another thought about using easy hand drawing to enhance the reading experience:

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Mona Chalabi is data editor at Guardian US. She previously worked at FiveThirtyEight, the Bank of England, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Transparency International and the International Organisation for Migration.

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Data News of the Week | 《香港01》的特首競選數據可視化分析

香港特首選舉還有10天,香港各大媒體都時刻關注這個熱點話題,《香港01》更是利用動畫,數據新聞來呈現這次的選舉全過程。繼上次分享了《香港01》的“特首選舉”網頁以之後,網站的專頁內容比起三個月前更是有所增加和修改,這也對從事數據新聞報道提供了可參考的思路。

網站詳情:香港特首選戰2017

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對比3個月前,“焦點新聞”依舊放在首頁,而項目則新增了“特首戰走勢”、“政綱對比”、“篤篤撐”和“選委圖鑒”四個,把原本的互動小遊戲“特首跑馬仔遊戲”換成了“篤篤撐”。

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Data News of the Week | How today’s visa restrictions might impact tomorrow’s America

The travel ban is a buzz word since the U.S President Donnal, let us read how The Washington Post turns data to graphics with a story:

(This is a repost from The Washington Post, click the link to read the original:

How today’s visa restrictions might impact tomorrow’s America)

Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be affected by the travel ban are part of the larger U.S. innovation economy, a community that relies heavily on foreign talent and whose members now worry that legal immigration could be the next target.

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Data News of the Week | Highlights of US Policies

Everyone is talking about America’s politics, and the The New Youk Times used cubes to visualize the data and make the stories more fun to read, you can easily tell from Economy(blue), Domestic Issues(yellow) or International Issues(red): Continue reading “Data News of the Week | Highlights of US Policies”

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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Data News of the Week | Chinese New Year/关于中国春节的数据新闻作品

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for all Chinese, nowadays become the world’s popular celebration. Here is some interesting data news about the Chinese New Year.

春节,是中国人最重要也最隆重的节日之一,不管你是远在千里之外的游子,亦或是在家乡打拼的劳动者,春节都是一个阖家团圆的日子。在此我们特别集合了关于中国春节的一些数据新闻作品:

“爆竹声中一岁除”,鞭炮烟花一向是庆祝春节的传统,在“雾霾”屡被提及的时候,烟花爆竹对空气的影响能有多大?

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Data News of the Week | 媒體如何用數據可視化報道2017年香港特首競選

1月16日,國務院宣佈批准政務司司長林鄭月娥及財政司司長曾俊華辭職。截止下午4時,2017年的香港特首選舉已經有至少4位參選人。分別是退休法官胡國興,新民黨立法會議員葉劉淑儀,政務司司長林鄭月娥及財政司司長曾俊華。

下面我們來看看端傳媒南華早報以及香港01對於此次特首選舉的可視化報道:

1.四大熱門特首參選人,誰能得到中央歡心?

(原文請點:四大熱門特首參選人,誰能得到中央歡心?

端傳媒用漫畫形式簡單列舉了參選人的履歷:

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圖:端傳媒設計部

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