In a session on digital tools at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam, the Pew Center’s Robyn Tomlin shared some key tools for working with data
Posted: 13 October 2014 By: Alastair Reid
Data journalism was once known as «computer-assisted reporting» and was the reserve of investigative journalists with the resources and experience to collect and analyse data.
With online and digital tools, however, the field has been opened up to all.
«There’s so much more data available out there,» said Robyn Tomlin, chief digital officer at the Pew Research Center, speaking at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam today.
«And new tools make [data journalism] so much easier to do.»
There are four main phases to telling a story with data, she said, each with a rising level of value to the public… MORE