ENTRIES TAGGED "data journalism"
A new media startup tries to mine the social web for stories.
The newly launched Daily Dot is trying an experiment in community journalism, where the community is the Internet. To support their goal, they’re applying the lens of data journalism to the social web.
Twitter plans to open source its Hadoop-like data processing tool, Storm.
This week's data news includes Twitter's plans to open-source its Hadoop-like data processing tool and some of the various mapping and real-time data efforts tracking the London riots.
Open data, a map and the Internet share the story of violence against journalists in Afghanistan
A new website shows incidents of violence against journalists in Afghanistan launched. Data.nai.org.afs charts attacks on the media onto an interactive map of country using open source mapping tools.
Why Java matters, inside Node.js, predicting Android's ubiquity
This week on O'Reilly: We offered seven reasons why Java is worth your time, the utility of Node.js was duly noted, and Marko Gargenta offered three Android predictions that have nothing to do with mobile phones.
The 2011 Knight News Challenge winners illustrate data's ascendance in media and government.
The MIT Civic Media conference and 2011 Knight News Challenge winners made it clear that data journalism and data tools will play key roles in the future of media and open government.
The evolution of Safecast is a glimpse into networked accountability.
After a tsunami caused a nuclear disaster in Japan, a radiation detection network starting aggregating and publishing data. The result, Safecast, shows how citizen science and open data are changing our understanding of the world.
Pete Warden on digital map creation and data journalism tools.
Data-centric news organizations are using maps to effectively tell stories, but these features don't come easy. In this interview, Pete Warden discusses the grunt work that goes into map creation and the tools that can make it a little easier.