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Data-Driven Journalism Will Save #Democracy and Your #Identity, Too | #ddj #privacy

Data-Driven Journalism Will Save #Democracy and Your #Identity, Too | #ddj #privacy | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Data journalism and the age of data democracy.

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luiy's curator insight, June 7, 2014 12:10 PM

As it currently stands, big data is one seriously wild, wild west. It's implications are far reaching, but its implementations are quite slow. And even once the use of big data is implemented for an individual, across a company, for a country, throughout the globe — will we even know the true value of the information provided? Will we be able to tell when big data turns into useful data? Can we look at the industry and see the emergence of a data democracy — and then use it as such?

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Sprites - Create Infographics

Sprites - Create  Infographics | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Sprites is a free tool for creating beautiful animated infographics for the Web.

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Raluca Luana Gaiseanu's curator insight, May 28, 2014 3:47 AM

Keep searching for a good free infographic tool, that will make my "life" easier. Today, Sprites is tested :) Brand new app, so let's criticize. :D

Amy Burns's curator insight, June 3, 2014 6:18 AM

Interesting variation on infographic creations.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 4, 2014 5:55 PM
Easy to Use

With a good set of visual elements and built-in themes composing your infographic becomes super-easy.

Free and Open

The basic version of Sprites is absolutely free for everybody and all infographics are released under Creative Commons license.

Embracing the Web

Everything in Sprites is 100% HTML5-based and plugin-free. There's no Flash or any other proprietary technology used.

Fully Scalable

Sprites infographics utilize the newest responsive design techniques and should look good on pretty much any device.

Mobile-Ready

We try to make Sprites infographics shine on as many platforms as possible. You can already try it on your iPhone and iPad.

Developer-Friendly

The JavaScript SDK plus the guidelines on making your own themes are available atgithub.com/spritesapp.

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Debugging the backlash to data journalism | Tow Center for Digital Journalism

Debugging the backlash to data journalism | Tow Center for Digital Journalism | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Columbia Journalism School

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Où mon salaire me permet de vivre… à Londres ?

Où mon salaire me permet de vivre… à Londres ? | Data journalism | Scoop.it
British graduates today are saddled with debt and have starting salaries below those of the pre-recession cohort.

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Ótimo exemplo de jornalismo de dados

Great example of data journalism 

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Karen Bastien's curator insight, January 3, 2014 11:27 AM

London’s renting crisis - FT.com

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Journalists should follow the lead of media scholars and look to the Internet as a rich source of data.

Journalists should follow the lead of media scholars and look to the Internet as a rich source of data. | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Journalists rarely use the web as a source of data about the state of issues, debates and information flows in different societies. Liliana Bounegru looks at how media scholars have leveraged digit...

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What Data Journalists Need to Do Differently

What Data Journalists Need to Do Differently | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Relying too heavily on the same sources leaves important stories untold.

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Tweeting "Happy New Year"

Tweeting "Happy New Year" | Data journalism | Scoop.it
An interactive visualization of new year greetings around the world

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Crowdsourcing and journalism: a new report from the Reuters Institute


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