Journalism in the Age of Data: A Film
By Maria Popova
What bad writing has to do with war casualties and traffic over North America.
Description of Video: Journalists are coping with the rising information flood by borrowing data visualization techniques from computer scientists, researchers and artists. Some newsrooms are already beginning to retool their staffs and systems to prepare for a future in which data becomes a medium. But how do we communicate with data, how can traditional narratives be fused with sophisticated, interactive information displays?
Tip of the Hat to Pierre Levy at LinkedIn.