Workbook Week 1
- Digital Journalisms data introduction, how can journalists produce a piece of journalism with using data such as statistics and chart.
- Watched a video about a multi-graphic piece of journalism (infographic) about the world was 2, remembering that every piece of data are people.
- Inducing to Lynda.com https://www.lynda.com/
- Examples of infographics https://informationisbeautiful.net/
- When creating an infographic it is very important to state exactly what you are trying to show and to have a good title that explains what your work is going to be about.
Workbook week 3
- Facts, stats and lies
- Data terminology such as Data point – one piece of data
Dataset – a whole array of data Variable – one dimension of the dataset
- Raw data- unprocessed, detailed, has not been compromised
- Aggregated data-grouped or combined from several measurements.
- Per cent vs Percentage point
Workbook Week 4
- Business Data, Developing Data story
- How to find Data
- The importance of color
- Starting to think on what kind of story we wanted to do and how we could have developed datas to create an infogrpahic
Workbook Week 5
- Important lecture on useful links and where to find data
- Useful links such as: https://www.ons.gov.uk/ http://geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/ https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our- research/electoral-data
- Starting to think about my data set
- I had an idea on doing my infographic about agriculture in Europe
Workbook Week 6
- Fighthoax it is a news analysis which explains with the use of data what kind of article you are looking at.
- Developing my idea of agriculture in Europe with a European statistic site https://www.statista.com/topics/921/european-union/
Workbook Week 9
- I was struggling with my agriculture idea I was trying to find an angle that had to do with Brexit but I couldn’t find anything too helpful, so I changed my idea into Smoking teenagers in the UK.
- Found some data from the UK data stats Gbopnsmoking.xls was trying to get an excel document from where I could’ve then started developing my story and my angle
- Presented this idea to the lecturer and got some feedback on how to presented it what angle to take
- Used one of my lecturer recommended website https://piktochart.com to have an idea of how to create my infographic
- Starting to research all the effect of smoking and why do teenagers some, found some resources from “Alcohol and Drug Foundation”, “A comprehensive online research” and more websites in which I haven’t used any pieces of information
- Starting to do my infographic, I have decided to use a brown background because I thought it was the best choice for something like smoking
- My first ever infographic had loads of text and not too many visuals
- Started to type my feature
Workbook Week 11/12
- Had a meeting with the lecturer, got many feedbacks on how to improve my infographics
- Starting to improve it, still keeping the background brown as I believe it is the best choice in a topic like this
- Starting to tell the story very much visually and not with so much text
- Has the feedback to cut my infographic in three parts and so I did
- Finished typing my feature