Data Journalism: Principles and Pitfalls of Turning Data into Stories
Friday, May 2nd, 2014
9 - 11am
WNYC Data Journalist, Noah Veltman, will discuss the principles and pitfalls of turning data into stories, including how it relates to citizen science efforts. Topics to be explored: finding/cleaning data, the different flavors of bad data, how newsrooms design visualizations, what not to do when making a map and how to lie with charts.
Noah Veltman is a developer and datanaut for the WYNC Data News Team. He builds interactive graphics, maps and data-driven news apps. Prior to WNYC, he was a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at BBC News in London.
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