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 2 – Data Types

Basic Data Types Collecting and wrangling data helps to find the right visualisation for your needs. There are 4 basic levels of measurement – nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio Nominal – Named categories of which the data is formed (unordered) Super market example. Used to calculate percentage of eg. Canned, frozen, produce, dairy… Ordinal –Continue reading “Lecture 2 – Data Types”

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