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

Data: Teenage pregnancies in England and Wales at lowest level since 1969
Data / Journalism

Data: Teenage pregnancies in England and Wales at lowest level since 1969

Conceptions by under-18s are at the lowest level since 1969, new data released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals. The number of conceptions by under-18s in 2012 stands at 27.9 conceptions per 1,000 women. This means that in total there were 27,834 conceptions by under-18s in 2012. Let’s look at how this compares … 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