Data Journalism

S No. TOPIC DOMAIN HOURS
1 Introduction to Data Journalism

Definition and historical perspective

Scope: Why Data Journalism is important for a reporter

Skills required by a data journalist

Must know

Nice to Know

Nice To Know

 

12  hours

2 Getting Data

 Primary Data

The Web as Data Source

Crowd sourcing Data

Traditional Data sources

 

Nice to know

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Nice To Know

 

 

10  Hours

3 Understanding Data

Become Data Literate

Tips for Working with Data

Using Microsoft Excel to analyze data

Nice to know

Nice To Know

Must know

9 Hours
4 Presenting Data

 As news reports

As charts and maps

As info-graphics

Data presentation tools

Must know

Nice to Know

Nice to know

Must Know

9 Hours