Visual Analytics in Data-driven Journalism

VALID is a research project that investigates and develops the field of data-driven journalism. It studies data-journalistic routines and creates tools that will help journalists to better work with heterogenous datasources.

The tool development makes use of visual-analytics technologies and aims at finding practical ways for journalists to handle time-oriented text and network data.

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The panel “Multimedia retrieval, visualization and data literacy” chaired by VALiD team members Alexander Rind & Robert Gutounig took place at the FH-Forschungsforum 2017 took place on 20th April. You can find all contributions in full text here.

The VALiD project and research concerning “Gender Issues in Data-Driven Journalism” were presented on June 3rd, 2016 at University of Graz. Eva Goldgruber gave insights into data journalism and gender related aspects in a university course on Gender and Technology.

Here are the slides from our talk at NODA16, the Northern Data Journalism Conference: A systematic review of research papers on data journalism.

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