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Database Resources

Journalism Sources on the Web

  • Center for Digital Storytelling
    For nearly twenty years, the Center has been supporting people in sharing meaningful stories from their lives.
  • Data Desk-Los Angeles Times
    Maps, databases, data analysis and visualization
  • Data Driven Journalism
    This website is dedicated to providing anyone interested in getting started with data driven journalism with a collection of learning resources, including relevant events, tools, tutorials, interviews and case studies.
  • Data Journalism Blog
    Blog discussing "data journalism"-journalism which uses publicly-available data as a basis for reporting. It is also sometimes called "data-driven journalism".
  • Datablog-Guardian (UK Newspaper)
    Data journalism and data visualization from the Datablog
  • New Media Institute
    The New Media Institute (NMI) is a research and fact finding organization whose mission is to improve public understanding of issues surrounding the Internet and other forms new media communications.
  • Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
    The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press is an independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues.
  • Poynter Institute
    Journalism training, media news & how-tos
  • ProPublica
    ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
  • Student Media
    A directory of links and contact information for resources and organizations of interest to student journalists.

Data Driven Journalism

“Data journalism is obtaining, reporting on, curating and publishing data in the public interest.”

(Jonathan Stray, professional journalist, computer scientist)


Selected Resources

Cover Art
Alternative Journalism - James F. Hamilton; Chris Atton; Jay F. Hamilton
Call Number: Main 302.23 At85a
ISBN: 1412947030
Publication Date: 2008-11-30

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The Data Journalism Handbook - Jonathan Gray; Lucy Chambers; Wilfried Ruetten; Liliana Bounegru
ISBN: 1449330061
Publication Date: 2012-08-02
Web-based of version of book to be published summer/fall 2012

Cover Art
The News and Its Future - Paul McCaffrey
Call Number: Main 071.3 N474m
ISBN: 0824210972
Publication Date: 2010-04-01

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Women in American Journalism - Jan Whitt
Call Number: Main 071.3082 W617w
ISBN: 0252075560
Publication Date: 2008-08-04


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