ENTRIES TAGGED "data product"

Profile of the Data Journalist: The Storyteller and The Teacher

Sarah Cohen and Anthony DeBarros teach and show how to use data in the service of storytelling.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference. "News apps — when done right — can make large amounts of data easily understood and relevant to each person using them," said Anthony DeBarros.

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Data markets compared

A look at data market offerings from four providers.

Strata chair Edd Dumbill provides an overview of the most mature data markets (Infochimps, Factual, Windows Azure Data Marketplace, DataMarket), and contrasts their different approaches and facilities.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Data Editor

Meghan Hoyer is a data editor at The Virginan Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Daily Visualizer

Matt Stiles oversees data journalism on NPR's State Impact project.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The API Architect

Jacob Harris is building APIs and data into elections coverage at the New York Times.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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OpenCorporates opens up new database of corporate directors and officers

The online corporate transparency data platform is providing more insight for data journalists.

OpenCorporates, which aggregates open data about businesses, has launched a new taxonomy of corporate directors and officers. In this interview, Chris Taggart, the founder of OpenCorporates, shares more details about the data and the business model behind his open data venture.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Visualizer

Michelle Minkoff is adding context and clarity to data with interactive features at the Associated Press.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Human Algorithm

Ben Welsh is augmenting the investigative work of the Los Angeles Times with open source coding.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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In the age of big data, data journalism has profound importance for society

The 2012 NICAR conference highlighted how new tools and platforms are energizing the practice of journalism.

While the big theme of the 2012 NICAR conference was data, data journalism and the new tools to collect, clean, analyze and publish it, the importance of ethics, storytelling and finding the truth was always present. Open source has also emerged as the glue that binds newsroom developers together, both across the United States and around the world.

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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Elections Developer

Derek Willis is putting data journalism to work on campaign finance and elections at the New York Times.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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