Lecture 6 – Data Journalism

Part 1  What is Data Journalism? The GuardianData journalism is a report on data to reveal key information to inform a story. It is the ‘Modern way of journalism’Visualising to make the data easier to understand and more engaging for the audience Part 2 History of Data Journalism at The Guardian  Guardian’s first ‘bound edition’ wasContinue reading “Lecture 6 – Data Journalism”

Lecture Pod 5 – Graphs

Leo Cmielewski Why we use Graphs? They make comparisons easier by using a range of aesthetics. Shapes or colours eg. Bubble chart Human Visual Perception is important to presenting data, here is an example of ranking visualising data. History of O-Ring Damage Weak graphics of O-ring damage and temperature Fused together into little rockets, unableContinue reading “Lecture Pod 5 – Graphs”

Lecture 8 – Data Visualisation Case

Nathalie Miebach – Ted Global 2011// The Art made of storms Pressure wind and temperatures graph of data which were read and played by a musicians to show weather changes from Hurricane Nowell. Each bead and band were read as musical notes to create a melody. Nathalie uses visual elements to tell data stories usingContinue reading “Lecture 8 – Data Visualisation Case”

Lecture 3 – Historical & Contemporary visualisation

Leon Cmielewski The story of Napoleon’s army heading towards Moscow, starvation and disease while being attacked and defeated by the Russians. The following is an infographic of the distance between the polish border to moscow – left to right. The diagram displays different variables, indicating the total and strength of the army by the useContinue reading “Lecture 3 – Historical & Contemporary visualisation”

Lecture 1 – Introduction

Visualization is a mass medium, for data visualization which is essential for communicating information and presentation of data. Data is a measurement of values, either in quantity or qualitive, where it is displayed as graphs or images to create ‘Data Visualisation’ – it is the ‘modern equivalent’ of visual communication. It is information displayed asContinue reading “Lecture 1 – Introduction”


Analysis of a Data Visualisation By Chantelle & Tahlia How People Like You Spend Their Time Data visualisation: https://flowingdata.com/2016/12/06/how-people-like-you-spend-their-time/ What story does it tell? This data piece tells the narrative of how different groups of people spend their time in a 24-hour period.   How does it tell it? It is told through showing a correlationContinue reading “Presentation”

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