Posted by: bluesyemre | February 19, 2013

Five Tips for Journalists Doing Data Visualization

  • General Electric is doing it. Statistical software behemoth SAS is selling software for it. Harvard is teaching courses about it. Data visualization seems to be everywhere. Journalists need to get involved to provide something that can easily go missing in data visualization: the story. Data visualization should not only describe a dataset, it should also provide context and depth to the data. It should tell a story.

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