Journalism in the Age of Data


In a world where zettabytes of data are being created each year professionals who can give meaning to this data through a compelling narrative are in high demand. Data visualization is slowly but surly assuming the artistic elements found in paintings, sculpture, and literature. It is becoming a new expressive language that makes the world more intelligible.

Journalism in the Age of Data is a video report by Geoff McGhee an online journalist specializing in multimedia and information graphics. In the videos he interviews professionals from different communication mediums like the New York Times, BBC News Online, Google, IBM, and others. These report on the importance of the fusion between traditional journalism and advances in data visualization.

 

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