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Data journalism

New campus-industry startup will generate local stories, build students’ data journalism skills
11 months ago

New campus-industry startup will generate local stories, build students’ data journalism skills

Story template automatically populated with data for various communities to be shared through Canadian Press wire
How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era
12 months ago

How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era

The pandemic has shown the value of a data-literate news media
Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat
2 years ago

Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat

Explanatory reporting, drone journalism and VR help tell the story of the COVID-19 era
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
2 years ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada
2 years ago

Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada

National collaboration of news organizations and journalism schools undertakes “wartime effort” to map novel coronavirus data in the public interest
Humber’s storyLAB and Pulitzer Center partner on data journalism grant
3 years ago

Humber’s storyLAB and Pulitzer Center partner on data journalism grant

$10,000 will be awarded to a freelance journalist or team to undertake data journalism project on Indigenous land rights
Data storytelling in a diversifying field
4 years ago

Data storytelling in a diversifying field

How data journalism and coding are changing the landscape of investigative journalism
There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think
4 years ago

There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think

Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent - and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.