AIBD/EUROVISION ACADEMY/CCTV Master Class on Data Journalism

22/05/2016
23/05/2016
Asia/Kuala Lumpur

 

Aims

This course will introduce journalists and editors to data analysis and visualization techniques that can be used in daily journalism as well as in longer-term projects and investigations.

Objectives

At the end of the Master Class the participants will be able to:

  • Do basic data analysis with spreadsheets
  • Find data relevant for your daily stories and investigations
  • Create simple charts and graphs,
  • Create map-based visualizations.
  • Create time-lines.
  • Build data journalism teams
  • Plan for data projects

Content

  • A review of the best in global data journalism
  • How to avoid basic mistakes in using data
  • How to analyze and clean data with spreadsheets
  • How to create charts and graphs from spreadsheets
  • How to use charting and visualization services
  • Finding data using global and regional data services
  • How to plan data projects

Profile Of Participant

  • General assignment or specialist journalists who want to improve their data analysis skills.
  • Investigative journalists who want to improve their data analysis skills.
  • Designers and web developers who want to work on data projects.
  • Editors and newsroom managers who want to know how to plan data projects and build and manage data teams.
  • Ability to understand, speak and write in English fluently.