What does data journalism look like today? A 10-step guide

The Data Journalism Awards are launched today. You can find out more about them here. This is the first chapter of a new book on data, visuals and journalism — you can get Visual Journalism on Amazon

Simon Rogers
Nov 20, 2017 · 9 min read
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Data journalism workflow, graphic by Mark McCormick

1. Still the new punk

2. Not about being a coder

3. Working with big data from big places

4. The 2016 US election did not kill data journalism

5. Still about being open

6. It’s about collaboration

7. Memory is important

8. Design still matters (in different formats)

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9. Human (and fun)

10. All about telling stories

The Data Journalism Awards are launched today. You can find out more about them here.

Data Journalism Awards

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international…

Simon Rogers

Written by

Data journalist, and Data Editor at Google. Launch editor of Guardian Datablog. Author, Facts are Sacred http://t.co/bL5erqoI7z. All views my own

Data Journalism Awards

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. The 2019 edition is launched and data journalism teams from around the world can now apply.

Simon Rogers

Written by

Data journalist, and Data Editor at Google. Launch editor of Guardian Datablog. Author, Facts are Sacred http://t.co/bL5erqoI7z. All views my own

Data Journalism Awards

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. The 2019 edition is launched and data journalism teams from around the world can now apply.

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