The 8 best practices for data journalists to follow, according to Alex Howard
Data / Interactive / Journalism

The 8 best practices for data journalists to follow, according to Alex Howard

“Data journalism is a trendy thing… But it is not a new thing” – Alex Howard, fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School Yesterday the Columbia Journalism School hosted a day-long talk on: “Quantifying Journalism: Metrics, Data and Composition”, which streamed live on YouTube. In one talk by Alex Howard, he … Continue reading

Interactive / Journalism

Why newspapers should balance stock and flow content online

In our second class about social media with Adam Tinworth as part of my course in Interactive Journalism at City University London, I thought I’d research stock and flow concepts to get a better understanding of how they work.  First of all, what is stock and flow content? The concept of stock and flow originated from economics. … Continue reading

Key lessons to take away from the CIJ summer school
Comment / Interactive / Journalism

Key lessons to take away from the CIJ summer school

From Friday until today I’ve been at the Centre for Investigative Journalism Summer School, at City University. The Centre for Investigative Journalism aims to (and does) provide excellent training for wannabe journalists. There are a broad variety of lessons on a daily-basis depending on different interests – from company accounts to investigations. I chose to … Continue reading