What is Data Journalism, How is it Changing Newsrooms, and What’s This Got to do with Science?
What is data journalism? Why does it matter? How has the maturing field of data science changed the direction of journalism and global investigative reporting?
What does data journalism have in common with citizen science?
For answers to these questions, come to the July 30 panel co-organized by Science and the Media and the Commons Lab of the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, or listen to the live webcast. Event details and rsvp are here .
Speakers Alex Howard, author of the Tow Center report The Art and Science of Data Journalism, and Kalev Leetaru, Yahoo! Fellow at Georgetown University, will discuss the implications for policymakers and institutional accountability, and how the balance of power in information gathering is shifting worldwide, with implications for decision-making and open government. Louise Lief of Science and the Media will moderate the session.