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Comment la dataviz aide à comprendre la crise du logement. Défi : saisir l’ampleur de la crise du logement au Royaume-Uni en un coup d’œil.

Comment la dataviz aide à comprendre la crise du logement

Vous pouvez toujours partager des tableurs remplis de chiffres compliqués, mais le résultat risque d’être décevant et surtout barbant. Pour rendre ces statistiques économiques et sociales captivantes, les « dataviz » (visualisation de données) leur ont donné une nouvelle allure. En variant les couleurs, les tailles, de façon automatique ou à la main, les journalistes et les graphistes ont multiplié les tentatives pour transformer l’austérité des données en visuels compréhensibles d’instinct.

Les chiffres du logement en pleine rue Un locataire londonien est allé encore plus loin. Évolution du nombre d’expulsions ordonnées par la justice au Royaume-Uni, en 2010, 2013 et 2015. Wedodata, l'agence qui raconte les données - MediaType. What is data journalism? In the summer of 1967 rioting hit Detroit.

What is data journalism?

It was a major news story: 43 people died and well over 1,000 were injured, with thousands more arrested. Journalist Philip Meyer decided to try reporting that story in a different way. Using data and social science methods, he would tell the true story of Detroit, highlighting the alienation that had led to the disturbances in a way that hadn’t been done before. 5 ways hyperlocal sites can do more with data. Credit: Image by Arbron on Flickr.

5 ways hyperlocal sites can do more with data

Some rights reserved Data journalism is still an embryonic concept in the UK's growing hyperlocal landscape. Despite some open data initiatives – and calls from the Coalition Government for an army of armchair auditors who will scrutinise public data "at a level that allows the public to see what is happening on their streets" – the results have yet to live up to the hyperlocal hyperbole. This should not really be overly surprising. After all, if it takes a certain type of person to set up and run a hyperlocal website, then a hyperlocal publisher with the skills, time and inclination to pursue data journalism will be rarer still.

No wonder then that Richard Osley, deputy editor, Camden New Journal, came to the conclusion "I reckon a few armchair auditors might decide to watch telly instead. " Oakland Police Beat applies data-driven investigative journalism in California. Share on Tumblr One of the explicit connections I’ve made over the years lies between data-driven investigative journalism and government or corporate accountability.

Oakland Police Beat applies data-driven investigative journalism in California

In debugging the backlash to data journalism, I highlighted the work of The Los Angeles Times Data Desk, which has analyzed government performance data for accountability, among other notable projects. I could also have pointed to the Chicago Sun-Times, which applied data-driven investigative methods to determine that the City of Chicago’s 911 dispatch times vary widely depending on where you live, publishing an interactive map online for context, or to a Pulitzer Prize-winning story on speeding cops in Florida. This week, there’s a new experiment in applying data journalism to local government accountability in Oakland, California, where the Oakland Police Beat has gone online. Oakland Police Beat is squarely aimed at shining sunlight on the practices of Oakland’s law enforcement officers. A Baltimore, affluence record pour le « journalisme assisté par ordinateur » Recalculating the newsroom: The rise of the journo-coder? Credit: Image by Arbron on Flickr.

Recalculating the newsroom: The rise of the journo-coder?

Some rights reserved This is an edited version of a chapter fromData Journalism: Mapping the Future, being launched tomorrow by Abramis academic publishing, republished with kind permission. Data journalism: Mapping the future (RRP £15.95) is available at a reduced rate of £12 for readers. Contact for further information. "Why all your students must be programmers" was the provocative title of one of the liveliest panel discussions at the August 2013 Conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington DC.

5 questions à 6 datajournalistes. Ils sont datajournalistes et travaillent pour le le site du Guardian, Owni,, AskMédia ou J++.

5 questions à 6 datajournalistes

Formation Courrier Picard. Why Is Data Journalism Important? Filtering the Flow of Data When information was scarce, most of our efforts were devoted to hunting and gathering.

Why Is Data Journalism Important?

Now that information is abundant, processing is more important. We process at two levels: (1) analysis to bring sense and structure out of the never-ending flow of data and (2) presentation to get what’s important and relevant into the consumer’s head. How to Teach a Journalist Programming. Earlier this year I set out to tackle a problem that was bothering me: journalists who had started to learn programming were giving up.

How to Teach a Journalist Programming

They were hitting a wall. In trying to learn the more advanced programming techniques - particularly those involved in scraping - they seemed to fall into one of two camps: People who learned programming, but were taking far too long to apply it, and so losing momentum - the generalists. People who learned how to write one scraper, but could not extend it to others, and so becoming frustrated - the specialists. In setting out to figure out what was going wrong, I set myself a task which I have found helpful in taking a fresh perspective on an issue: I started writing a book chapter. The nice thing about writing books is that they force you to put together a coherent and complete narrative about an entire process. Journalists - become data literate in three steps. Journalists - become data literate in three steps Details Last Updated on Sunday, 24 June 2012 09:16 Published on Saturday, 23 June 2012 05:31 Written by Nicolas Kayser-Bril Just as literacy refers to 'the ability to read for knowledge, write coherently and think critically about printed material' data literacy is the ability to consume for knowledge, produce coherently and think critically about data.

Journalists - become data literate in three steps

Open data journalism. Data is everywhere: from governments publishing billions of bytes of the stuff, to visual artists creating new concepts of the world through to companies building businesses on the back of it.

Open data journalism

And everyone wants to be a data journalist too - the barriers for entry have never been lower as free tools change the rules on who can analyse, visualise and present data. Truly, anyone can do it. At the same time, journalism has undergone a transformation; it's not that long ago that the only way to get a story published by a major news organisation involved years of training and interning and generally slaving away until you get noticed and published. Now, the power has shifted and the days when journalists could shut themselves away from the world in order to hand out gems of beautiful writing have well and truly vanished.

These are the days of open journalism, reporters who can use the power of the web can produce stronger, better stories. Le journalisme « hacker » Data journalist handbook project. Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast) By Federica Cocco Ravensbourne college is an ultramodern cubist design school which abuts the O2 arena on the Greenwich peninsula. In the age of big data, data journalism has profound importance for society. The promise of data journalism was a strong theme throughout the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting’s (NICAR) 2012 conference. In 2012, making sense of big data through narrative and context, particularly unstructured data, will be a central goal for data scientists around the world, whether they work in newsrooms, Wall Street or Silicon Valley. Le journalisme les doigts dans les données. Les Jeux olympiques ?

La présidentielle ? DataJournalism : données, interactions, visualisations. Les data en forme. La veille des journalistes de données d'OWNI vous fait cette semaine jouer au Rubik's Cube, classer les gouvernements ou encore faire le marathon de New York. Comble du luxe, vous pourrez même comparer la Bible et le Coran... Qu’il ait été pour vous un cauchemar ou une fascination, vous avez forcément été confronté à un moment de votre vie à ce casse-tête addictif : le Rubik’s Cube. Cette semaine, nous vous proposons de vous replonger dans ce jeu de logique et d’équilibre, dans une version data aussi osée que prometteuse.