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Published: 01 March 2017

320 Pages | 65 Photos, 5 figures, 5 tables, 2 Maps

ISBN: 9780199020065

Bookseller Code (06)

The Data Journalist

Getting the Story

Fred Vallance-Jones and David McKie

  • BALANCED. The Data Journalist: Getting the Story provides an essential balance of both theory and practice, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the history and ideas behind data journalism while also learning how to put their new knowledge of programs and tools into real-life practice.
  • ONLINE TUTORIALS. Readers have the opportunity to complete online tutorials that provide students with practical lessons on how to use various programs to complete real-life assignments in the field of journalism. Accessible tutorial boxes will be included in each chapter to guide readers to step-by-step instruction on how to use the programs discussed in the text.
  • UNIQUE. With virtually no other competitors, The Data Journalist reaches out to a market that desperately needs current information on a discipline that has changed dramatically over the past five years and counting. This text will provide instructors and students with a much-needed guide on what the latest technology offers and how modern journalists use data to create impacting and interesting stories from around the world.
  • UP TO DATE WITH CRITICAL CONTENT. The Data Journalist brings the most recent techniques and technology to readers studying data journalism, allowing instructors and students to refer to a completely up-to-date resource in a market where some references are sorely outdated.

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