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Data Journalism Open Lecture 11/11/2017

Title:Environment Issue, Open Technology and Data Visualisation

Speaker: Shan HE
Date: November 11 (Sat.)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Venue: CVA 506, HKBU

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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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100 Year’s Earthquake around Sichuan in D3

Jiuzhaigou, a world-class scenic spot in Sichuan, China, suffered a drastic earthquake on 2017-08-08 21:19:46. People still remember the Wenchuan earthquake that caused thousands of deaths and loss of enormous properties. Does Sichuan have a lot of earthquakes in history? Which counties suffered most from the earthquakes? Pili Hu made this animated chart in D3 overnight for an overview of earthquakes happened in or around Sichuan region in the past 100 years. The data source is https://www.usgs.gov/. See the project in full page here: Sichuan Earthquake in 100 years.

Map Visualisation for Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks in R

(This is a repost from initiumlab.com by Charlie Chen, Chao Tianyi, click the link to read the original: Map Visualisation for Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks in R)

On May 9, 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (“ICIJ” in short), a global network of journalists who collaborates on in-depth and investigative stories, released the long awaited offshore entities database behind Panama Papers Investigation.

So far, the offshore leaks database published by ICIJ includes at least 200,000 offshore entities from Panama Papers, and over 100,000 records from ICIJ’s previous investigations.

The offshore leaks database contains detailed contact postal address of all kinds of entities, offshore or non-offshore ones, officers and intermediaries, based on which we made colored maps revealing the distribution of postal address of people or companies involved in the offshore industry.

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Time Saving One-Liners for Journalists

(This is a repost from initiumlab.com, click the link to read the original: Time Saving One-Liners for Journalists)

For journalists who do not code, after reading this article, you will master 15 one-line commands that can help you handle complex problems in seconds.

Initium Lab has collected various command line tricks as we hack journalism with technology. Here is our editor’s choice so far including: image processing, video processing, PDF manipulation, social network hacking and other useful one-liners. Just open your Terminal, and follow the steps.

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關係圖表速成方案:Google Fusion Tables & Kumu

(This is a repost from initiumlab.com by Chao Tianyi, click the link to read the original: 關係圖表速成方案:Google Fusion Tables & Kumu)

2015年下半年,中紀委反腐風暴席捲石油界,多名巨頭遭到中央拘捕和調查。相同時期,香港商人徐京華在北京一家酒店被帶走。徐身份神秘,擁有多個國籍和化名,長期從事中國和非州兩國石油貿易。端傳媒曾製作重磅調查報導,揭開徐京華的跨國能源帝國如何運作,以及他和中石化的關係。調查過程中,記者挖掘出了大量人物之間、公司之間、人物與公司之間的材料,此時,繪製一張關係圖顯得非常必要,藉此,記者可以深度挖掘隱匿在網絡中的信息。

如何迅速製作出一張圖呢?本文會提供 Google Fusion Tables 和 Kumu 兩種方案。

不論採用哪種工具製作,最初都需要將原始資料從 research notes 整理成結構化的信息。

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More Than a Nuisance–A multimedia report on the noisy China that you don’t know, or have already “heard” of.

(This is a repost from the students’ final projects of the DATA VISUALIZATION FOR NEWS @ HKBU Spring 2017, click the link to read the original: More Than a Nuisance)

“The noises used to be ignored were proved to be more than a nuisance, but a signal, a potential threat, and a hidden bomb of our urban life, that needs to be taken care of with greater attention.”

Julianna WuFred Lai & Roy Tang make the project in a multimedia way to report on the noisy China. Including maps, charts, sounds, timeline…

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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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Hong Kong Long-term Competitiveness Research/香港長遠競爭力研究

(This is a repost from STUDENTS’ FINAL PROJECTS OF THETHE DATA VISUALIZATION FOR NEWS @ HKBU Spring 2017,click the link to read the full page: Hong Kong Long-term Competitiveness Research)

網頁通數據過圖表的方式呈現了香港的經濟、法治、國際網絡、勞動力等一系列的問題。研究是關於匯賢智庫發表有關香港長遠競爭力的報告,了解香港軟實力。香港的鄰近地區如新加坡,台灣,南韓等,正高速發展經濟及社會,競爭力不容忽視,本港競爭力正面臨挑戰。報告分析香港的優勢,困難及機遇,了解如何面對及計劃長遠政策。

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Travelling in North Korea (GloTravel)

(This is a repost from STUDENTS’ FINAL PROJECTS OF THEDATA VISUALIZATION FOR NEWS @ HKBU Spring 2017,click the link to read the full page: Travelling in North Korea (GloTravel))

作者借由数据,通過地圖、時間軸等方式呈現了北韓的經濟、軍事、旅遊收入等問題,并以互動問答的形式幫助讀者計劃去北韓旅遊的行程。項目還同旅遊公司合作,形成了一個商業模式。

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