New Skills for the Next Generation of Journalists


Data journalism

The purpose of this field is to help journalists reporting more credible stories, based on the more precise information. Putting data in a visual form may reveal patterns and insights that weren’t identifiable otherwise. In this way, the audience can better understand complex issues.

The course:

01. Data Journalism & Visualization

02. Public data & journalistic stories

03. Avoiding misrepresentation

04. Cleaning data

05. Data visualization. Definitions. Power of visualization

06. Working with visualization apps

07. Understanding the type of data

08. Type of charts & how to build them (part 1)

09. Type of charts & how to build them (part 2)

10. Mapping

11. The relevance of networks in visualization stories, animated infographics, AR and immersive journalism