Data JRNL 4970
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Elizabeth Gill on Sunday February 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to JRNL 4970 at Auburn University taught by Michael J. Koliska in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 24 views. For similar materials see Data Visualization in Journalism and Mass Communications at Auburn University.
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Date Created: 02/07/16
1/19/16 Class Overview - use it to evaluate performances: sports - quantification of the world Consider all human history. How much information (data) in the world today was collected in 2012? (percent) - more than 90% of the data was collected in the past two years Big Data So what is big data? - data comes from everywhere: posts to social media, etc.. The problem with numbers: - not always easy to comprehend - can lead to cognitive bias - Framing (loss and gain) - And to discover the formerly unexpected Designing a data visual is like writing a story - you cant include your information - you have to selectively edit and order your information into a visual format When “visualizing” data, consider how the info matters to people and how they process the info
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