Wednesday, December 01, 2010

"Journalism in the Age of Data"

GOOD Magazine says:
 A Visually Stunning Documentary..
If you have a spare hour, then feast your eyes on Geoff McGhee's video documentary "Journalism in the Age of Data," which explores the exciting potential and occasional pitfalls of modern data :visualization:

Journalism in the Age of Data from Geoff McGhee on Vimeo.
Journalists are coping with the rising information flood by borrowing data visualization techniques from computer scientists, researchers and artists. Some newsrooms are already beginning to retool their staffs and systems to prepare for a future in which data becomes a medium. But how do we communicate with data, how can traditional narratives be fused with sophisticated, interactive information displays?
Watch the full version with annotations and links at
Produced during a 2009-2010 John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University.


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