Video: Journalism in the Age of Data

Just finished watching this video on how data visualization can help communicate news and ideas, as well as what’s happening in the field right now.

It’s exciting we can make journalism better by working together — programmers with GUI tools for visualization, researchers with data and analysis, designers with pleasing and easy-to-understand presentation, and journalists with writing. But of course, we always need to remember to focus on what we are trying to tell people

If you have Flash, I recommend watching the annotated version at datajournalism.stanford.edu.. The whole thing is 54 minutes but it’s divided in 8 sections and totally worth your time.