Journalists are said to write "the first draft of history." These references later become part of the collective bodies of information that are discussed as "knowledge". But whose voices are included in this history? Agenda Propia (Our Agenda) proposes a methodology for the co-creation of journalistic work and data to report on indigenous issues and alongside fellow indigenous … [Read more...] about Toward journalism that is more inclusive of plural indigenous voices
Unlike traditional journalism, data journalism uses resources such as statistics, databases, programming and design to present information. It is part of investigative journalism and newspapers globally are increasingly dedicating entire sections to data visualizations.
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on data journalism, including what is happening in Latin America and the Caribbean, strategies, tools, available databases and other relevant information.
Who doesn’t like a good story? I recently read an article from Paul Zak for the Harvard Business Review, called “Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling”. In the article he describes how character driven stories were able to release higher doses of a neurochemical called Oxytocin. This chemical “is produced when we are trusted or shown a kindness, and it motivates … [Read more...] about 6 Steps to Data Storytelling