27.6 C

Data Journalism Course Opens To Reporters




Journalists around the world who are interested in learning about using data to tell great, compelling stories can register for an online course being offered by the European Journalism Centre, EJC titled Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools.

This five-module introductory course will take participants through data journalism in the newsroom, finding data to support stories, finding story ideas with data analysis, dealing with messy data and telling stories with visualization.

The course will be taught through video lectures, tutorials, assignments, readings and discussion forums and any journalist with Internet connection anywhere in the world can be part of it.

Data Journalism, an increasingly popular genre uses data of all sorts to tell stories in innovative ways using technological tools.

Instructors include Simon Rogers, data editor at Twitter; Paul Bradshaw, head of the online journalism master’s program at Birmingham City University; Nicolas Kayser-Bril, co-founder and head at data journalism start-up Journalism++; and other leading experts in the field.

The course will begin in early 2014.

For more information, click here

Support the ICIR

We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.


If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support the ICIR

We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.



Court jails Senator 42 years for corruption

A SERVING Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District, Bassey Albert Akpan, has been...

[SPECIAL REPORT] We are at risk – Matron decries state of health centre donated to Abuja community by a corps member

A Matron and the Head of the Primary Health Care (PHC) in Gishiri community...

Ogun LP chapter expels Okupe, others over alleged failure to pay dues

THE OGUN State Executive Council of the Labour Party (LP) has expelled the Director-General...

Nigeria has lost its respect in Africa – Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria no longer enjoy the influence and power...

Buhari accuses governors of stealing LGA funds

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has accused governors of stealing from the allocations of local government...

Most Read


Subscribe to our newsletter